Director of Case Management Salary

More than two-thirds of Directors of Case Management in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $62K to $136K per year, and the average comes out to $96K per year. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the company and years of experience are influential factors as well. Most Directors of Case Management report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,426 - $134,320
$61K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,428
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$26.81 - $55.97
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$56
MEDIAN: $43.90
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$61,426 - $134,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$61,953 - $136,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Hourly Rate
$26.81 - $55.97  
   
Overtime
$36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$61,953 - $136,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

  • Provide leadership, strategy, and vision for the case management department.
  • Direct the overall operational leadership of case management functions and staff.
  • Direct utilization review, resource management, coordination of care, transition/discharge planning, and social work services in the healthcare setting

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Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Case Management


HCA, Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $120K.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Directors of Case Management report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Utilization Review, Utilization Management, and Case Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. 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.


For many Directors of Case Management, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $86K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $96K. On average, Directors of Case Management make $97K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $105K.

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Key Stats for Director of Case Management

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries

▲8%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries


National Average
$97,000


Utilization Management (UM)
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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