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Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salary

The average Infection Control Practitioner in the United States earns approximately $68K annually. Compensation ranges between $47K and $90K per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Infection Control Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Female Infection Control Practitioners far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,566 - $89,429
(Median)
$45K
$68K
$89K
MEDIAN: $67,694
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50%
90%

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$24.53 - $44.05
(Median)
$25
$34
$44
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,566 - $89,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
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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$46,523 - $90,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$24.53 - $44.05  
   
Overtime
$37.22 - $54.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
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).
)
$46,523 - $90,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Job Description for Infection Control Practitioner (ICP)

Infection control practitioners (ICPs) investigate infections that are present in patients and staff within hospitals. These practitioners may be registered nurses or microbiologists/technologists as certified by the ASCP. Different hospitals may prefer applicants with different certifications; many ICP positions require applicants who have graduated from an accredited nursing school.

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Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Tasks

  • Plan and direct studies to investigate disease, preventive methods and treatments.
  • Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve public health, conferring with health department, industry personnel and physicians.
  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing and interpreting data and presenting findings.

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Survey results show that Infection Control Practitioners typically report just a few professional skills. Epidemiology and Data Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Infection Control Practitioner (ICP)

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


For Infection Control Practitioners, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $63K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Infection Control Practitioners make a median salary of $73K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Infection Control Practitioners with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $81K.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salaries

epidemiology
up arrow 13%

National Average
$69,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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