Infection Control Director Salary

Infection Control Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $77K to $147K per year, median earnings come to $100K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Infection Control Directors — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Infection Control Directors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$77,191 - $144,585
$77K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,716
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$33.94 - $56.67
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MEDIAN: $40.63
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$77,191 - $144,585  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $15,521  
Total Pay (?
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$77,128 - $146,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Hourly Rate
$33.94 - $56.67  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $15,521  
   
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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$77,128 - $146,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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.


Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $86K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $107K. Infection Control Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $106K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $110K.

Key Stats for Infection Control Director

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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