Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Behavioral Health Director is $85,048
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Behavioral Health Directors?
An early career Behavioral Health Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,680 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Behavioral Health Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,605 based on 98 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Behavioral Health Directors Do?
Most of the time, behavioral health directors work at a health care facility. They usually must have a graduate degree in health, behavioral health, business administration, or a similar field. If applicable, they must have appropriate licenses in behavioral health.
As leaders, behavioral health directors must provide clear direction related to their companies’ operations. They must be skillful in planning, implementing, and coordinating inpatient and outpatient care related to behavioral …Read more