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Infection Control Director Salary

Infection Control Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over one-half of Infection Control Directors. Pay fluctuates from $60K to $130K per year, but expected earnings average $96K annually. For the most part, Infection Control Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$60,180 - $128,625
(Median)
$60K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,523
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90%

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$28.38 - $53.70
(Median)
$28
$43
$54
MEDIAN: $43.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$60,180 - $128,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,230  
Total Pay (?
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$60,330 - $129,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Hourly Rate
$28.38 - $53.70  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,230  
   
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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$60,330 - $129,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Infection Control Director

  • Plan and direct the disease management program.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of research grants and disease studies.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Infection Control Director

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


Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $81K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $101K. Infection Control Directors see a median salary of $96K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $104K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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