Director of Surgical Services Salary

Salaries for Directors of Surgical Services in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($111K) per year. Total cash earnings of Directors of Surgical Services range from $80K on the low end to $154K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $20K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Directors of Surgical Services like their work and job satisfaction is high. There are far more female Directors of Surgical Services who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent.

$80,011 - $149,057
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$80K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $110,817
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$29.05 - $63.46
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$29
$52
$63
MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,011 - $149,057  
   
Bonus
$509 - $15,300  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$79,964 - $153,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$29.05 - $63.46  
   
Overtime
$56.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$509 - $15,300  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$79,964 - $153,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Director of Surgical Services

  • Analyze service trends and develop department objectives for each specific surgery area.
  • Determine and assign the appropriate level of staffing required to meet patient needs.
  • Provide leadership to designated patient care and service areas, including oversight of staff, budget and quality issues.

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Popular Skills for Director of Surgical Services


Survey results show that Directors of Surgical Services use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Leadership, Strategic Planning, Budget Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Operating Room / OR and Surgery. For most people, competency in Budget Management indicates knowledge of Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Surgical Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $104K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $114K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $111K in this role. Directors of Surgical Services who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $117K.

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Experience Affects Director of Surgical Services Salaries



National Average
$112,000



Skills That Affect Director of Surgical Services Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%

Leadership
up arrow 14%




National Average
$112,000

Surgery
up arrow 15%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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