Alternate Job Titles: Chief Medical Officer, CMO, Top Medical Executive
How much does a Chief Medical Officer make? The median annual Chief Medical Officer salary is $387,893, as of April 29, 2018, with a range usually between $339,831-$451,391, 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 Chief Medical Officer in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Medical Officer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Medical Officer in the United States is $387,893, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Medical Officer in the United States are expected to make less than $387,893.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Medical Officer that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Medical Officer are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 2018
Directs the staff and programs of the organization's clinical programs. Works closely with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure that the highest standards of quality and service are maintained. Oversees the implementation of quality improvement efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with JCAHO, HIPAA, and other accreditation standards. Evaluates developments in medical care and makes recommendations for new practices and procedures. Advises CEO and medical teams on matters impacting patient care. Requires an advanced degree of medicine. Typically reports to top management. Requires to be licensed to practice (MD). Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. View full job description