Director of Case Management Salary

Directors of Case Management in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and about two in three have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $95K annually, but may range from $62K to $136K per year. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Case Management. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$61,426 - $132,761
$61K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,930
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50%
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$26.70 - $56.09
$27
$44
$56
MEDIAN: $44.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,426 - $132,761  
   
Bonus
$174.52 - $15,547  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$61,858 - $135,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$26.70 - $56.09  
   
Overtime
$36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$174.52 - $15,547  
   
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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$61,858 - $135,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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


For Directors of Case Management, comfortable salaries can be found at HCA, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $122K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Survey takers who work as Directors of Case Management typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Utilization Review, Utilization Management, and Case Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Case Management are similarly competent in Utilization Management (UM).

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Case Management

Pay by Experience for a Director of Case Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Case Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Case Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Director of Case Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 120 salaries. A Director of Case Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,690

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Directors of Case Management that is 35 percent greater than the national average, Miami offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Directors of Case Management can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Houston (+23 percent), Las Vegas (+17 percent), and San Antonio (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 27 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

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Key Stats for Director of Case Management

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries

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National Average
$96,000

▼3%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries


Utilization Management (UM)
▲1%

National Average
$96,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%