Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salary (United States)

A typical Infection Control Practitioner in the United States can expect to take home roughly $68,712 per year. The range in pay spans from $44,252 to $89,903 per year. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salary (?
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$43,018 - $89,974
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MEDIAN: $67,735
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Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salary (?
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$22.62 - $42.04
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$43,018 - $89,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,987  
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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$44,252 - $89,903  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$22.62 - $42.04  
   
Overtime
$44.22 - $60.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,987  
   
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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$44,252 - $89,903  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Infection Control Practitioner (ICP)

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Infection Control Practitioner (ICP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Infection Control Practitioners do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. New salaries start at $62K and reach $69,594 in five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $77K. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Infection Control Practitioners after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $80K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 19 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 16 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, a majority land within this range.

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Experience Affects Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$69,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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