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Director of Case Management Salary

Directors of Case Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with two in three bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $88K per year on average but can range from $58K to $126K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,367 - $122,004
(Median)
$57K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,590
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$23.27 - $60.66
(Median)
$23
$37
$61
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$57,367 - $122,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,907  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$58,103 - $126,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.27 - $60.66  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,907  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$58,103 - $126,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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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Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Survey takers who work as Directors of Case Management report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Utilization Management, Utilization Review, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts ranging from 3 percent to 9 percent. It is often found that people who know Case Management are also skilled in 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.


For Directors of Case Management, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $74K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $88K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Case Management make a median salary of $89K. 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 $92K.

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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)
up arrow 9%


Case Management
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National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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