Director of Case Management Salary

Directors of Case Management in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and nearly two in three have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $87K annually, but may range from $59K to $125K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$57,598 - $121,136
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$58K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,245
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$20.61 - $61.35
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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$57,598 - $121,136  
   
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$0.00 - $14,934  
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$58,585 - $124,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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$20.61 - $61.35  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,934  
   
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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$58,585 - $124,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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. Those familiar with Utilization Management, Utilization Review and Case Management will likely experience a boost in pay, earning between 4 percent to 9 percent above the national average. 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.


For many Directors of Case Management, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. 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 $88K. Directors of Case Management who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $88K. 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 $91K.

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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries


Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$87,000

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
$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
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: 70% employee benefits None: 9%