How much does a Patient Safety Specialist make? The median annual Patient Safety Specialist salary is $61,364, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $52,729-$71,178, 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 Specialist in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Patient Safety Specialist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Patient Safety Specialist in the United States is $61,364, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Patient Safety Specialist in the United States are expected to make less than $61,364.
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 Specialist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Patient Safety Specialist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Assists in the development and implementation of patient safety programs. Gathers data detailing patient-related errors and conducts analysis for management detailing the cause of the error. Recommends changes, policies, or programs that could prevent future errors. Gives presentations and training programs meant to increase awareness of patient safety initiatives. Tests patient-safety knowledge of employees and recommends changes to training programs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. View full job description