Infection Control Director Salary

Infection Control Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $62K to $130K per year, median earnings come to $96K per year. For the most part, Infection Control Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,116 - $128,443
(Median)
$62K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,567
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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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$62,116 - $128,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,265  
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$62,177 - $129,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 - $15,265  
   
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: 20 Jun 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.


Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $81K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $102K. On average, Infection Control Directors make $96K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $104K.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

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