Chemical Dependency Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemical Dependency Director make in the United States? The average Chemical Dependency Director salary in the United States is $103,013 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $87,760 and $113,806. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Chemical Dependency Director directs the staff and programs of the chemical dependency department. Develops and introduces approved standards and guidelines for chemical dependency services and programs. Being a Chemical Dependency Director ensures quality care to patients. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Chemical Dependency Director typically reports to top management. The Chemical Dependency Director 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. To be a Chemical Dependency Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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