Clinical Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Clinical Supervisors in the United States is around $53K per year. In the world of Clinical Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $37K and $77K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $3K and $10K, respectively. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Clinical Supervisors (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$38,916 - $75,305

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$15.95 - $38.66

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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
$38,916 - $75,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $9,696  
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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$37,428 - $76,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,051
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.95 - $38.66  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $48.99  
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 - $3,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $9,696  
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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$37,428 - $76,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 401
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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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Clinical Supervisors who go on to become Directors of Clinical Services may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Directors of Clinical Services is $79K annually. Clinical Supervisors go on to become Licensed Clinical Social Workers more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $51K. Clinical Supervisors who move into a Clinical Director role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $70K.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Supervisor


Survey results imply that Clinical Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Clinical Supervision, People Management, Case Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Group Therapy, Training Program Development, and Electronic Medical Records. Most people experienced in Clinical Supervision also know Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Supervisor

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


For Clinical Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $48K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $52K. On average, Clinical Supervisors make $55K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $60K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Clinical Supervisors, working in the bustling city of Milwaukee has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Clinical Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+25 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Charlotte (+13 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Portland (13 percent lower) and Austin (11 percent lower).

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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
$52,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Supervisor Salaries

Clinical Supervision
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National Average
$52,000

People Management
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Program Management
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Case Management
up arrow 1%

Training
up arrow 2%

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 7%

Training Program Development
up arrow 9%

Group Therapy
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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