Directors of Clinical Services in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $58K to $129K per year, median earnings come to $83K annually. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most Directors of Clinical Services report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Directors of Clinical Services far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents.

$58,413 - $123,763
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$58K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,033
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$18.00 - $65.63
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$18
$36
$66
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,413 - $123,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,395  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$57,692 - $129,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $65.63  
   
Overtime
$44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,395  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$57,692 - $129,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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.

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Directors of Clinical Services may see a slight downturn in earnings as they move into roles like Executive Director, where pay is $75K on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Director, Clinical Services


Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $53K to just $87K — but Maxim Healthcare Services offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $62K.

Popular Skills for Director, Clinical Services


Survey results imply that Directors of Clinical Services put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in registered nurse, Clinical Psychology, Operations Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Those educated in Clinical Supervision tend to be well versed in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Clinical Services

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


Directors of Clinical Services do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $81K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Clinical Services make a median salary of $87K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $92K.

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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Services Salaries



National Average
$84,000



Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Services Salaries

registered nurse
up arrow 9%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 6%


Program Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$84,000

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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