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Infection Control Director Salary

Approximately half of Infection Control Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $60K to $129K per year, but median earnings come to around $93K annually. Most Infection Control Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$59,272 - $126,928
(Median)
$59K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,248
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$28.60 - $53.50
(Median)
$29
$43
$53
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,272 - $126,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,299  
Total Pay (?
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$59,533 - $128,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Hourly Rate
$28.60 - $53.50  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,299  
   
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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$59,533 - $128,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $81K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $98K. Infection Control Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $97K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $102K.

Experience Affects Infection Control Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%