Director of Case Management Salary

Directors of Case Management in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $59K to $128K per year, median earnings come to $89K annually. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most Directors of Case Management like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,617 - $123,435
(Median)
$59K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,801
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$23.49 - $60.30
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$23
$37
$60
MEDIAN: $37.00
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Salary
$58,617 - $123,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,769  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$59,246 - $127,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $60.30  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,769  
   
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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$59,246 - $127,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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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Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Typical Directors of Case Management report a focused set of job skills. Utilization Review and Utilization Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Case Management also tend to 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.


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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $76K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $89K. On average, Directors of Case Management make $90K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Directors of Case Management with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary 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)
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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: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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