An Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) earns an average salary of $68,373 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Surveillance is associated with high pay for this job.
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$48,132 - $91,782
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$48K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,372
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$25.21 - $42.97
(Median)
$25
$33
$43
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,132 - $91,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$49,357 - $91,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.21 - $42.97  
   
Overtime
$37.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
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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$49,357 - $91,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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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Experience Affects Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) Salaries

Surveillance
up arrow 11%

epidemiology
up arrow 6%

Microbiology
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Hospital Education
up arrow 2%

National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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