Infection Control Director Salary

Infection Control Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly more than half of Infection Control Directors. Pay fluctuates from $62K to $130K per year, but expected earnings average $97K per year. Most Infection Control Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,116 - $128,443
(Median)
$62K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,604
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$28.38 - $53.70
(Median)
$28
$43
$54
MEDIAN: $43.00
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$62,116 - $128,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,628  
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$62,177 - $129,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Hourly Rate
$28.38 - $53.70  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,628  
   
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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$62,177 - $129,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $81K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $104K. Infection Control Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $96K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $105K, 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 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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