Director of Case Management Salary

A little under three-quarters of Directors of Case Management in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $59K to $128K per year, and the average comes out to $89K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$58,377 - $123,203

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$23.49 - $60.30

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$58,377 - $123,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,740  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,017  
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$59,045 - $127,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $60.30  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,017  
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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$59,045 - $127,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Director of Case Management

A director of case management usually works in a hospital or other health institution to make sure that patients receive high-quality care. This position usually involves overseeing other case managers, providing feedback, guidance, and discipline as necessary. The director of case management must develop standards for their personnel, which includes revising policies, mission statements, and procedures. They oversee budgets and develop ways to improve budget efficiency, as well as help ensure that patient services are paid for by parties such as insurance providers, patients, and grants. The case management director also implements programs that encourage case managers to offer health-related programs to patients.

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Director of Case Management Tasks

  • Direct utilization review, resource management, coordination of care, transition/discharge planning, and social work services in the healthcare setting
  • Direct the overall operational leadership of case management functions and staff.
  • Provide leadership, strategy, and vision for the case management department.

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Typical Directors of Case Management report a focused set of job skills. Utilization Management and Utilization Review are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Case Management also know Utilization Management (UM).

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Case Management

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Directors of Case Management — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $75K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $90K. Directors of Case Management bring in $90K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Director of Case Management with more than 20 years of experience can earn $92K on average.

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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries


Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries

Utilization Management (UM)
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Case Management
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National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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