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Director of Case Management Salary

The majority of Directors of Case Management in the United States — two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $58K to $125K per year, and the median is $87K 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. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,760 - $121,476
(Median)
$58K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,452
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50%
90%

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$23.27 - $60.66
(Median)
$23
$37
$61
MEDIAN: $36.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,760 - $121,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,978  
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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$58,450 - $125,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,978  
   
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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$58,450 - $125,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Directors of Case Management who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Utilization Management, Utilization Review, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average, leading to increases ranging from 3 percent to 9 percent. 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $76K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $88K. Directors of Case Management bring in $89K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries

Utilization Management (UM)
up arrow 9%


Case Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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