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Director, Clinical Services Salary

Directors of Clinical Services who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up around two in three of Directors of Clinical Services. Pay fluctuates from $54K to $126K per year, but expected earnings average $77K per year. Total cash compensation to Directors of Clinical Services bottoms out near $54K and approaches $126K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by the company and years of experience. Female Directors of Clinical Services far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Clinical Services. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$53,700 - $124,412
(Median)
54K
77K
96K
120K
MEDIAN: $76,953
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$22.15 - $46.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,700 - $124,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,882  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$53,876 - $126,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 522
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.15 - $46.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $53.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,882  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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).
)
$53,876 - $126,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Director, Clinical Services


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Many Directors of Clinical Services move into a Clinical Director role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Clinical Directors on average bring in a similar salary to Directors of Clinical Services.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Director, Clinical Services


Maxim Healthcare Services offers the least pay with a median salary of $62K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $87K.

Popular Skills for Director, Clinical Services


Directors of Clinical Services who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Program Management, Clinical Psychology, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know 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.


For many Directors of Clinical Services, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $71K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $74K. Directors of Clinical Services with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $77K. 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 $87K.

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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Services Salaries



National Average
$78,000



Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Services Salaries


Program Management
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Clinical Psychology
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Clinical Supervision
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National Average
$78,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%