Director of Case Management Salary

Directors of Case Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with between two-thirds and three-fourths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $90K per year on average but can range from $58K to $131K per year. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but the company and experience level are influential factors as well. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Directors of Case Management claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$58,467 - $127,594
(Median)
$58K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,598
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90%

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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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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


Tenet Healthcare Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $120K.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Job skills reported by Directors of Case Management are limited. Utilization Management and Utilization Review are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 5 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Case Management are 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $78K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $87K. On average, Directors of Case Management make $91K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $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

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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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