Director, Clinical Services Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Directors of Clinical Services in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $58K to $131K per year, and the average comes out to $83K annually. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but the specific employer and tenure are influential factors as well. Most Directors of Clinical Services report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Directors of Clinical Services (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,866 - $127,258
$59K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,552
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90%

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$20.71 - $74.24
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$36
$74
MEDIAN: $36.17
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,866 - $127,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,266  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
Total Pay (?
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$58,340 - $131,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 371
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Hourly Rate
$20.71 - $74.24  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,266  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$58,340 - $131,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Director, Clinical Services

The director of clinical services provides clinical leadership, consultation and support in a health care setting. This is a managerial position that is responsible for developing and directing a team of professional and support staff to provide quality clinical care. The director of clinical services is responsible for supervising all nursing staff, other clinical professionals, and office staff. They are responsible for recruiting, training, and providing continuing education for staff.

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Director, Clinical Services Tasks

  • Plan, develop, coordinate and supervise the delivery of patient care services.
  • Hire, manage and train all internal employees.
  • Manage program development, fiscal budget and performance improvement.
  • Maintain medical records and all other care related documentation.

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Directors of Clinical Services who transition into a Executive Director position may see pay fall slightly. Median compensation for Executive Directors sits around the $75K per year mark.

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With a median salary of $62K, Maxim Healthcare Services provides Directors of Clinical Services with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $87K, limiting employee salary growth.

Popular Skills for Director, Clinical Services


Directors of Clinical Services report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Lucky workers who know registered nurse can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 23 percent above average. Clinical Psychology and Operations Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 6 percent and 23 percent. Most people familiar with Clinical Supervision also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Clinical Services

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $70K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $80K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Directors of Clinical Services with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $87K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $92K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,959

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

Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Directors of Clinical Services, 25 percent above the national average. Directors of Clinical Services can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+24 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). New York is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Miami (9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Director, Clinical Services

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Services Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$84,000

▼5%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Services Salaries

registered nurse
▲23%


Clinical Psychology
▲6%


Training Program Development
▲3%

National Average
$84,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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