$74,045
Avg. Salary
$32.26
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,200

Bonus

$4,926

Profit Sharing

$9,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Clinical Director is $32.26 per hour.

The average pay for a Clinical Director is $74,045 per year.

10%
$19.60
10%
$32.26
50%
$57.39
90%
90%
MEDIAN $32.26
10%
$50k
10%
$74k
50%
$118k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $74,045
$50,353 - $118,413
$50K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,045
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90%

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$19.60 - $57.39
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$32
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$0$120K
Salary $50,353 - $118,413
Bonus $0.00 - $15,352
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,574
Commission $9,500
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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$49,685 - $120,917
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,401
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $19.60 - $57.39
Overtime $21.75 - $61.77
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,352
Commission $9,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,574
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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$49,685 - $120,917
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 306

Job Description for Clinical Director

A clinical director is responsible for overseeing and developing an organization's clinical departments through tasks such as hiring, evaluating, scheduling, and supervision. These professionals must come up with strategies to allow for continued growth and provide clinical training to their staff and interns. A clinical director should be able to solve problems quickly and effectively using excellent critical thinking skills.

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Clinical Director Tasks
  • Plan, develop, coordinate and supervise the delivery of patient care services.
  • Hire, manage and train all internal employees.
  • Manage program development, fiscal budget and performance improvement.
  • Maintain medical records and all other care related documentation.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Director


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Clinical Directors who go on to become Executive Directors may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Executive Director, an upper-level role, pays $75K. It is not unusual for a Clinical Director to become a Clinical Services Director or a Behavioral Health Director.

Clinical Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Clinical Director


Survey takers working as Clinical Directors report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Leadership, Physical Therapy, BCBA, and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 16 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling. It is often found that people who know Clinical Supervision are also skilled in Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Director

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 315 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 481 salaries. An experienced Clinical Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 598 salaries. A Clinical Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 332 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,414

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

For Clinical Directors, busy Philadelphia offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 60 percent above the national average. Clinical Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+38 percent), Chicago (+27 percent), Nashville (+18 percent), and San Diego (+17 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Memphis, 15 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (11 percent lower) and Salt Lake City (10 percent lower).

Clinical Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Director?

Clinical Director in Huntsville:
"Details about the expectations and how the boss sees the job."
Research similar positions and make sure you understand the salary comparisons and the job responsibilities.

Clinical Director in Tucson:
"How vulnerable I would be to Vicarious Trauma."
Use and open door policy. Do not be defensive, abrupt, or rude.

Clinical Director in Miami:
"The amount of people we we would see."
OBTAIN LEADERSHIP TRAINING.

Clinical Director in Spring:
"Rewarding."
Pros: The counseling.
Cons: Watching the kids struggle.

Clinical Director in Liverpool:
"Challenging."
Pros: Helping clients obtain healthier coping skills in life to maintain a drug free lifestyle.
Cons: Micromanage by my boss. No trust is given.

Clinical Director in Berwyn:
"Do Not Be Afraid To Think Outside The Box."
Take business courses and really learn how to read statistics. Become comfortable with business forecasting and learn to network quickly with all ages.

Clinical Director in Madison:
"Under-valued."
This is a mid-management position which means that you have great responsibility without a comissurate amount of authority.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Clinical Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 403 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Clinical Director Salaries

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$74,000

▼4%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director Salaries

Leadership
▲17%

Physical Therapy
▲16%

BCBA
▲14%

Training Program Development
▲8%



Budget Management
▲3%


National Average
$74,000



registered nurse
▼4%


▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 403 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 23%