Infection Control Director Salary

Infection Control Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $64K to $140K per year, median earnings come to $96K annually. Most Infection Control Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Female Infection Control Directors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,074 - $140,000
(Median)
$67K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,963
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$27.60 - $54.32
(Median)
$28
$43
$54
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$67,074 - $140,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,493  
Total Pay (?
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$63,999 - $139,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$27.60 - $54.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,493  
   
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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$63,999 - $139,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Infection Control Director

An infection control director is responsible for infection control at a designated healthcare facility. The infection control director is in charge of policy development and implementation, regarding the control and prevention of infections. The infection control director also collects data to monitor and observe infections within the facility, as well as the effectiveness of infection control policies.

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Infection Control Director Tasks

  • 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $82K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $98K. Infection Control Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $97K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $106K.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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