Director, Clinical Services Salary

Salaries for Directors of Clinical Services in the United States average out at around $78K annually, but San Francisco employers pay the most, offering approximately $125K on average. Directors of Clinical Services can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+48 percent), Atlanta (+30 percent), Detroit (+18 percent), and Philadelphia (+16 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$54,734 - $122,919
(Median)
$55K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,032
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$20.96 - $46.54
(Median)
$21
$35
$47
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,734 - $122,919  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,643  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,583  
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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$54,615 - $125,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 626
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.96 - $46.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,643  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,583  
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).
)
$54,615 - $125,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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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Although many Directors of Clinical Services transition into Clinical Director roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $70K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Director, Clinical Services


Maxim Healthcare Services doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $62K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $87K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Director, Clinical Services


Professional skills reported by Directors of Clinical Services are few in number. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Clinical Psychology, Program Management, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in 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 Directors of Clinical Services, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $71K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $77K. Directors of Clinical Services see a median salary of $81K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $88K.

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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Services Salaries



National Average
$79,000



Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Services Salaries


Clinical Psychology
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Program Management
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Clinical Supervision
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National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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