Clinical Supervisor Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $53K, roughly one-half of overall earnings for Clinical Supervisors arrives through commissions. Clinical Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+25 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Minneapolis (+14 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,049 - $76,129
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,025
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90%

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$16.36 - $39.29
(Median)
$16
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,049 - $76,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $9,787  
Commission
$26,400  
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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$38,100 - $77,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.36 - $39.29  
   
Overtime
$19.67 - $50.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Commission
$26,400  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $9,787  
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).
)
$38,100 - $77,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 464
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Clinical Supervisor


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For Clinical Supervisors, progressing to a Director of Clinical Services role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Director of Clinical Services can earn $80K annually. The most common career progression for Clinical Supervisors leads to becoming a Clinical Director, where average pay is $71K annually. However, many Clinical Supervisors also opt to become Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Typically, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker brings home $51K.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Supervisor


Clinical Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Program Development can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 31 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training Program Development, Electronic Medical Records, and Counseling. Those proficient in Clinical Supervision are, more often than not, also skilled in Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Clinical Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Clinical Supervisors make a median salary of $56K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,798

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Clinical Supervisor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Clinical Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Supervisor Salaries

Program Development
up arrow 31%

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
0%

Program Management
0%

National Average
$53,000

Training
up arrow 2%

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Group Therapy
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 8%

Training Program Development
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 268 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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