Clinical Manager Salary

Clinical Managers earn around $69K per year on average in the United States, but employers pay the most in Philadelphia, offering approximately $109K at the median. Clinical Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+34 percent), Los Angeles (+30 percent), New York (+26 percent), and Baltimore (+19 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,714 - $100,898
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$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,550
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$16.38 - $43.05
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MEDIAN: $27.30
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$0$100K
Salary $44,714 - $100,898
Bonus $0.00 - $9,769
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
Commission $9,491
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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$41,345 - $99,528
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 715
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $16.38 - $43.05
Overtime $0.00 - $54.65
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,769
Commission $9,491
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
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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$41,345 - $99,528
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 257

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Job Description for Clinical Manager

A clinical manager is a specialized manager who works in a clinic or medical office that provides primary and ongoing care. In a smaller organization, they are given authority by the doctors in the practice to manage the day-to-day treatment strategies that have been prescribed, and they are expected to ensure that all facets of care and scheduling are administered in an organized, effective manner. Clinical managers may also be employed in larger healthcare facilities as departmental managers. In these situations, the clinical manager normally oversees a department and its non-physician/specialist personnel. In this capacity, the clinical manager is also responsible for managing scheduling and keeping the department working in a way that coordinates with the doctors and needs of the patients. In all environments, they generally also coordinate with the medical office or the department manager to ensure that necessary equipment and supplies are purchased to meet treatment needs. A clinical manager generally works during regular business hours. He or she should expect to spend much of their time on their feet and walking.

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Clinical Manager Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational activities.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, and participate in care plan development.
  • Supervise staff and give direction on quality and consistent patient care.
  • Manage the selection, training, and development of staff.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Manager


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Though some Clinical Managers move into positions like Director of Operations (where the average salary is $89K), this progression is not the norm. The most common career progression for Clinical Managers leads to becoming a Clinical Director, where average pay is $72K annually. However, many Clinical Managers also opt to become Practice Managers. Typically, a Practice Manager brings home $54K.

Clinical Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Manager


For Clinical Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Fresenius Medical Care North America; in fact, median earnings sit around $85K, the highest in the area.

Employees at Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $84K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $62K and quickly nearing the top at only $95K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Clinical Research, Team Leadership, and Dialysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 78 percent, 29 percent, and 26 percent, respectively. Those listing Training as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Management and Electronic Medical Records also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Clinical Supervision indicates knowledge of Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Manager

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 321 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 320 salaries. An experienced Clinical Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 326 salaries. A Clinical Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,687

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

Clinical Manager Reviews

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

Clinical Manager in Auburn:
"Mostly good but stress is high."
Pros: There are a lot of professional trainings that are offered by the agency. Also, they pay cash into HSA account that can be used for health care deductibles.
Cons: High stress and turnover make it difficult to keep employees happy. Also compensation is not livable on your own.

Clinical Manager in Dallas:
"Inpatient clinical manager."
Pros: Patient care involvement.
Cons: Not at the bedside.

Clinical Manager in Jacksonville:
Pros: Good working relationship with the majority of staff.
Cons: The responsibility is vast. Over Hundred calls per day distracts from processing paperwork.

Clinical Manager in Winsted:
Pros: Caring for residents, education to staff.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Clinical Manager

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Manager Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Clinical Manager Salaries

Clinical Research
▲77%

Team Leadership
▲28%

▲26%

Physical Therapy
▲23%

Wound Care
▲6%

Leadership
▲6%




National Average
$68,000



Budget Management
▼5%


Office Management
▼28%

Training
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%
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