Clinical Supervisor Salary

Earnings for Clinical Supervisors in the United States come in at around $55K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and tenure. For the most part, Clinical Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are far more female Clinical Supervisors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,136 - $76,239
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$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,242
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$16.34 - $40.60
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MEDIAN: $24.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,136 - $76,239  
   
Bonus
$481.02 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,653 - $78,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 958
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.34 - $40.60  
   
Overtime
$21.95 - $54.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.02 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,653 - $78,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 404

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Job Description for Clinical Supervisor

Generally, a clinical supervisor is the person responsible for the operational activities of a clinic. In that managerial role, the clinical supervisor performs a variety of operational and human resource-related tasks. They schedule, coordinate, and direct the activities of clinic employees; often, they schedule employees' hours and delegate the tasks to clinic employees to perform. The clinical supervisor oversees employees' activities to make sure they are of sufficient quality and meet the standards of all applicable laws and regulations. The clinical supervisor may also be in charge of ordering supplies for the clinic, monitoring the clinic's inventory, and aiding and supervising the maintenance of any clinic equipment.

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Clinical Supervisor Tasks

  • Oversee health workers in day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance and high quality of care.
  • Cover shifts when staffing challenges arise.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and instruct clinical staff, providing orientation and ongoing training.
  • Manage budget, operational metrics, and performance reviews.
  • Audit charts, schedules, and patient records to confirm documentation and safety needs are met.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Supervisor


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Clinical Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Director of Clinical Services. The latter position pays an average of $81K annually. A Clinical Director role is the most common promotion for Clinical Supervisors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $72K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Clinical Supervisors is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker position, where earnings are usually $52K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Supervisor


Catholic Charities, The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Easter Seals Inc., Maxim Healthcare Services, and Eliot Community Human Services, Inc. are top-notch employers for Clinical Supervisors in this area. Carolinas Healthcare Systems attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $71K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Supervisor


Clinical Supervisors report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Clinical Education, Bilingual, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 18 percent. Those listing Electronic Medical Records as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Patient Education and Training Program Development also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Clinical Supervision are, more often than not, also skilled in Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 484 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 525 salaries. An experienced Clinical Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 465 salaries. A Clinical Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 200 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,284

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Clinical Supervisors, 25 percent above the national average. Clinical Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Clinical Supervisors in Tampa take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Fort Worth (11 percent less) and Portland (7 percent less).

Clinical Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Supervisor?

Clinical Supervisor in Nacogdoches:
"Clinical Supervisor."
Pros: Getting the opportunity to work with a great group of hard working individuals. The flexibility of being able to leave or take off if I absolutely have to.
Cons: Not having enough people to properly perform our duties. The stress of dealing with uncooperative employees.

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Key Stats for Clinical Supervisor

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Clinical Supervisor Salaries

▲12%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Clinical Supervisor Salaries

Clinical Education
▲18%

Home Health/Home Care
▲18%

Bilingual
▲14%

Program Management
▲11%




Clinical Supervision
▼0%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

▼1%

Group Therapy
▼5%

Case Management
▼5%

Training Program Development
▼12%

Patient Education
▼15%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%