Director of Case Management Salary

With close to two-thirds of Directors of Case Management in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Case Management is $95K per year and can range from $62K on the lower end to $136K per year near the higher end. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. For the most part, Directors of Case Management enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,485 - $134,832
$60K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,526
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$23.01 - $63.63
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$43
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$0$138K
Salary $60,485 - $134,832
Bonus $0.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$61,701 - $138,946
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 256
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $23.01 - $63.63
Overtime $36.49
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$61,701 - $138,946
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Director of Case Management

A director of case management usually works in a hospital or other health institution to make sure that patients receive high-quality care. This position usually involves overseeing other case managers, providing feedback, guidance, and discipline as necessary. The director of case management must develop standards for their personnel, which includes revising policies, mission statements, and procedures. They oversee budgets and develop ways to improve budget efficiency, as well as help ensure that patient services are paid for by parties such as insurance providers, patients, and grants. The case management director also implements programs that encourage case managers to offer health-related programs to patients.

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Director of Case Management Tasks

  • Provide leadership, strategy, and vision for the case management department.
  • Direct utilization review, resource management, coordination of care, transition/discharge planning, and social work services in the healthcare setting.
  • Direct the overall operational leadership of case management functions and staff.

Director of Case Management Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Case Management


HCA, Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $122K.

Popular Skills for Director of Case Management


Directors of Case Management who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Utilization Review, Utilization Management, and Case Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people familiar with Case Management also know Utilization Management (UM).

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Case Management

Pay by Experience for a Director of Case Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Case Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Case Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Director of Case Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 120 salaries. A Director of Case Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,290

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

For Directors of Case Management, working in the bustling city of Miami has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Directors of Case Management will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+28 percent), Houston (+22 percent), Las Vegas (+17 percent), and San Antonio (+4 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Directors of Case Management is geography, with workers in Philadelphia earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Director of Case Management

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Director of Case Management Salaries

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$95,000

▼3%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Director of Case Management Salaries


Utilization Management (UM)
▲1%

National Average
$95,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%