Alternate Job Titles: Behavioral Health Director, Director of Behavioral Health
How much does a Behavioral Health Director make? The median annual Behavioral Health Director salary is $113,385, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $95,551-$130,333, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Behavioral Health Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Behavioral Health Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Behavioral Health Director in the United States is $113,385, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Behavioral Health Director in the United States are expected to make less than $113,385.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Behavioral Health Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Behavioral Health Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Oversees the study and treatment of patients with emotional, mental, or psychological disorders. Manages and directs the activities of behavioral health services. Ensures all behavioral health operations are in compliance with clinical guidelines. May be responsible for both inpatient and outpatient treatment. Requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description