With a little under three-quarters of Directors of Case Management in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $61K to $137K per year and averages out to $96K annually. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and years of experience are driving factors as well. Women make up the vast majority of Directors of Case Management (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Directors of Case Management report high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,354 - $134,777
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MEDIAN: $96,261
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$61,354 - $134,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,126  
Profit Sharing
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$61,027 - $136,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Hourly Rate
$24.96 - $54.66  
   
Overtime
$36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,126  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$61,027 - $136,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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


For Directors of Case Management, comfortable salaries can be found at HCA, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $120K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Survey takers who work as Directors of Case Management usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Utilization Review, Utilization Management, and Case Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know Case Management also know 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $87K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $92K. Directors of Case Management bring in $97K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Director of Case Management with more than 20 years of experience can earn $106K on average.

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Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries


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National Average
$96,000

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Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries


Utilization Management (UM)
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National Average
$96,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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