Director of Case Management Salary

Nearly two-thirds of Directors of Case Management in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $59K to $127K per year, but median earnings come to around $88K annually. While the specific employer and experience level impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Case Management. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,180 - $123,179
(Median)
$58K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,456
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90%

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$23.49 - $60.30
(Median)
$23
$37
$60
MEDIAN: $37.00
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50%
90%

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Salary
$58,180 - $123,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,754  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$58,793 - $127,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 332
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Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $60.30  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,754  
   
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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$58,793 - $127,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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. 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 8 percent. For most people, competency in Case Management indicates knowledge of 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $75K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $89K. Directors of Case Management who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $90K. 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 8%

Case Management
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National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 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
30%

Common Health Benefits

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