How much does a Clinical Ethicist make? The median annual Clinical Ethicist salary is $71,357, as of January 30, 2017, with a range usually between $59,184-$89,179, 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 Clinical Ethicist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Clinical Ethicist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Clinical Ethicist in the United States is $71,357, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Clinical Ethicist in the United States are expected to make less than $71,357.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Clinical Ethicist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Clinical Ethicist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2017
Offers guidance to patients, their families, and professional staff on ethical, legal and policy issues and concerns stemming from clinical interactions between health care professionals and patients. Provides guidance to the institutional ethics committee pertaining to policy formulation and educational and case review activities. Develops institutional policies concerning ethical issues such as "do-not-resuscitate" and "withdrawal of life-support". Requires a master's degree or doctorate related to health ethics and at least 5 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View full job description