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Medical Director Salary

$312,768 (USD)

Average Salary

$150/hr

Average Hourly

$55,110

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Medical Director is $312,768 a year and $150 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Director is between $210,002 and $402,186. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs, plans, and coordinates activities of employees engaged in medical services.
  • Advises Hospital Administrator on matters related to medical services.
  • Requires extensive experience as a medical doctor.
Medical Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical and Health Services Managers

Job family population: 372,670

Estimated population of Medical Director jobs: 8,422

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$362,584
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Medical Director Job Listings for United States

Medical Director (MD/DO)
Jan 28
Sacramento, CA, USA
Care Partners Medical Group
Medical Director for a Care Partners Medical Group - PACE Facility in San Bernardino Position Summary: Responsible for leading, planning, directing, monitoring and improving the overall performance ...
Senior Medical Director Global Patient Safety, Oncology
Jan 28
Cambridge, United States
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Join us as a Senior Medical Director, Global Patient Safety, Oncology in our Cambridge, MA office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission: As a ...
(Senior) Medical Director, Medical Affairs - Allergy/Gastroenterology - Job #1035
Jan 25
Redwood City, CA, USA
Allakos, Inc.
The (Senior) Medical Director will provide clinical and scientific leadership for medical affairs activities in the areas of Allergy and Gastroenterology. The position will report directly to the ...
Medical Director
Jan 24
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Meta House
General Purpose The Medical Director position at Meta House is responsible for completing psychiatric evaluations, monitoring and prescribing medications for clients, and providing medical ...
Dental Medical Director
Jan 25
Springfield, United States
PacificSource
Collaborate with PacificSource and local providers and Medical Directors to establish guidelines, policies, criteria and procedures for review and determination related to clinical practices, claims ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Director is $312,768 a year and $150 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Director is between $210,002 and $402,186. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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