How much does a Top Behavioral Health Executive make in the United States? The average Top Behavioral Health Executive salary in the United States is $186,553 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $160,931 and $227,868. 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. 

Top Behavioral Health Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Behavioral Health Executive Salary $137,604 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Top Behavioral Health Executive Salary $160,931 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Top Behavioral Health Executive Salary $186,553 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Top Behavioral Health Executive Salary $227,868 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Top Behavioral Health Executive Salary $265,484 US January 26, 2024
25% $160,931 10% $137,604 90% $265,484 75% $227,868 $186,553 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.

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Service Delivery: Creating and implementing innovative strategic plans and solutions to address customer concerns and needs and meet service delivery expectations.

Leadership 0.02%
Futures 0.01%
Service Delivery 0.01%
Others 99.96%

Job Description for Top Behavioral Health Executive

Top Behavioral Health Executive plans and directs all aspects of a healthcare organization's behavioral health function. Develops and implements the strategic vision, service offerings, and operations of the behavioral health department. Being a Top Behavioral Health Executive collaborates with other clinical specialties to ensure behavioral health services align and integrate with organizational objectives. Provides comprehensive and current knowledge of behavioral health research and trends to provide up-to-date and effective practices. Additionally, Top Behavioral Health Executive establishes training programs for all levels of staff. Ensures all behavioral health operations comply with clinical guidelines and regulations. Requires an advanced degree in psychology or related field. Typically reports to top management. The Top Behavioral Health Executive 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. To be a Top Behavioral Health Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Top Behavioral Health Executive salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Behavioral Health Executive, the highest Top Behavioral Health Executive salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Behavioral Health Executive salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Behavioral Health Executive salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Behavioral Health Executive salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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