Infection Control Director Salary

The majority of Infection Control Directors in the United States — close to three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $76K to $148K per year, and the median is $102K per year. Job satisfaction for Infection Control Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women account for the majority of Infection Control Directors who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$75,852 - $145,331
$76K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $101,687
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$33.94 - $56.17
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MEDIAN: $40.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$75,852 - $145,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,552  
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$75,597 - $147,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Hourly Rate
$33.94 - $56.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,552  
   
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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$75,597 - $147,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the disease management program.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of research grants and disease studies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Infection Control Director

Pay by Experience for an Infection Control Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Infection Control Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Infection Control Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Infection Control Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 53 salaries. An Infection Control Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Infection Control Director

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%