Chief Medical Officer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Medical Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Medical Officer salary in the United States is $399,247 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $349,778 and $464,607. 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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Job Description

Chief Medical Officer 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. Being a Chief Medical Officer 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. Additionally, Chief Medical Officer advises CEO and medical teams on matters impacting patient care. Requires a MD degree. Typically reports to top management. Requires to be licensed to practice (MD). The Chief Medical Officer 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. To be a Chief Medical Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%