$83,269
Avg. Salary
$40.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,880

Bonus

$275

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Behavioral Health Director is $40.27 per hour.

The average pay for a Behavioral Health Director is $83,269 per year.

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$15.31
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$40.27
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$51.95
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MEDIAN $40.27
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$53k
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$129k
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MEDIAN $83,269
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MEDIAN: $83,269
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$0$129K
Salary $52,614 - $128,961
Bonus $0.00 - $12,587
Profit Sharing $275
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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$51,154 - $129,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 494
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.31 - $51.95
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,587
Profit Sharing $275
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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$51,154 - $129,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Behavioral Health Director

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.

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Common Career Paths for Behavioral Health Director


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Popular Skills for Behavioral Health Director


Professional skills reported by Behavioral Health Directors are few in number. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Program Management, Program Development, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Clinical Supervision are similarly competent in Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Behavioral Health Director

Pay by Experience for a Behavioral Health Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Behavioral Health Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Behavioral Health Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Behavioral Health Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 100 salaries. A Behavioral Health Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

5%

National Average: $84,033

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Behavioral Health Directors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Behavioral Health Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Honolulu (+44 percent), Greenville (+20 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Behavioral Health Director's salary, with Atlanta Behavioral Health Directors earning salaries that are 33 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Philadelphia and 9 percent less in Jacksonville, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Behavioral Health Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Behavioral Health Director?

Behavioral Health Director:
Great opportunities for growth & creativity. Flexible work place. True to the mission. Great work place culture! Tons of PTO. The environment is client focused all decisions are viewed from client perspective.

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Key Stats for Behavioral Health Director

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Behavioral Health Director Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$84,000

▼7%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Behavioral Health Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲17%


National Average
$84,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%