The average salary for a Director of Surgical Services is $115,159.
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Job Description for Director of Surgical Services
Directors of surgical services are responsible for directing all surgical services, such as procedures, signing documents, arranging payments, and providing accurate data regarding surgeries for their institutions, as well as coordinating a group of professionals to complete surgery organization tasks and provide necessary information to schedule surgeries. They also facilitate paperwork and explain legal details as well as risks during surgeries and must follow strict confidentiality regulation…Read more
Director of Surgical Services Tasks
- Provide leadership to designated patient care and service areas, including oversight of staff, budget and quality issues.
- Determine and assign the appropriate level of staffing required to meet patient needs.
- Analyze service trends and develop department objectives for each specific surgery area.
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Skills in Leadership, Budget Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Surgical Services
An entry-level Director of Surgical Services with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,047 based on 11 salaries. An early career Director of Surgical Services with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,924 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Director of Surgical Services with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,420 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Director of Surgical Services with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,734 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,111.
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Employees with Director of Surgical Services in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 61.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (15.1% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Casper, Wyoming (18.9% less), Ocala, Florida (7.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (6.0% less).
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