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Infection Control Manager Salary

Earnings for Infection Control Managers in the United States come in at around $80K per year on average. The vast majority of Infection Control Managers (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$58,805 - $99,119
(Median)
59K
80K
89K
99K
MEDIAN: $79,617
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$20.17 - $46.46
(Median)
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34
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46
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$58,805 - $99,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
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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$55,196 - $98,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.17 - $46.46  
   
Overtime
$1.13 - $37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
   
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).
)
$55,196 - $98,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
United States (change)

Job Description for Infection Control Manager

  • Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve patient health and prevent infection.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate disease, preventive methods and treatments.
  • Provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Infection Control Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $63K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. Infection Control Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $88K.

Experience Affects Infection Control Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 11%