Director of Case Management Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Directors of Case Management in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Case Management is $90K annually and can range from $58K on the lower end to $131K per year near the higher end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. 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. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$58,467 - $127,594
(Median)
$58K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,598
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$23.67 - $55.96
(Median)
$24
$39
$56
MEDIAN: $38.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,467 - $127,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,783  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$58,315 - $131,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 383
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $55.96  
   
Overtime
$45.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,783  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$58,315 - $131,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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 Employer Salaries for Director of Case Management


Directors of Case Management seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Tenet Healthcare Corporation, where the average salary comes to $120K.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Directors of Case Management who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Utilization Management and Utilization Review are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Those proficient in Case Management are, more often than not, 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Directors of Case Management — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $78K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $87K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Case Management make a median salary of $91K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $97K.

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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
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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
$90,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

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