Patient Safety Specialist Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Patient Safety Specialist make in District of Columbia? The average Patient Safety Specialist salary in District of Columbia is $71,801 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $61,708 and $83,282. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $61,708 10% $52,520 90% $93,734 75% $83,282 $71,801 50%(Median)
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Patient Safety Specialist 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. Being a Patient Safety Specialist recommends changes, policies, or programs that could prevent future errors. Gives presentations and training programs meant to increase awareness of patient safety initiatives. Additionally, Patient Safety Specialist 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. The Patient Safety Specialist contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Patient Safety Specialist typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $71,439 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $71,439 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $71,439 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $71,439 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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