Infection Control Director Salary

With just over a half of Infection Control Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Infection Control Directors is $97K per year and can range from $62K on the lower end to $132K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction for Infection Control Directors is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$62,116 - $131,778

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$28.38 - $53.70

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National Salary Data (?
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$62,116 - $131,778  
   
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$0.00 - $15,628  
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$62,177 - $131,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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$28.38 - $53.70  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$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 - $131,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $81K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $103K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $96K. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $105K.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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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