How much does a Patient Safety Manager make? The median annual Patient Safety Manager salary is $82,534, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $70,592-$96,667, 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 Patient Safety Manager in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Patient Safety Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Patient Safety Manager in the United States is $82,534, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Patient Safety Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $82,534.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Patient Safety Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Patient Safety Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Manages a staff responsible for developing and implementing patient safety programs. Supervises the investigation of errors and then plans for resolution of all safety related incidents, including those involving employees, visitors, patients, and situations posing a threat to the hospital's buildings and equipment. Maintains records of patient-related errors and evaluates this information in order to identify the cause of the error. Collects, reviews, and analyzes information from the facility's safety programs to identify corrective action and programs as necessary. Recommends changes, policies, or programs that could prevent future errors. Designs and presents training programs meant to increase awareness of patient safety initiatives. Ensures compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description