Assisted Living Director Salary

Assisted Living Directors in the United States pull down an average of $57K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority of Assisted Living Directors (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$40,649 - $76,681
$41K
$57K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,641
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$13.27 - $32.00
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$32
MEDIAN: $18.67
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,649 - $76,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
Profit Sharing
$4.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,752 - $77,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.27 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$24.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,752 - $77,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Assisted Living Director

The assisted living director holds a management position that includes overseeing an assisted living facility. They ensure that programs, services, and maintenance are carried out correctly and that employees adhere to all policies. Often, the director is required to administer training programs to staff as well. The assisted living director works with employees to make sure that residents are receiving the care that they need. The director helps figure out solutions when a resident has a change in condition, and scheduling is often a part of their duties as well. The director may be in charge of hiring and firing employees when necessary.

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Assisted Living Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Directs the staff in quality and caring support of patients.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with boarding home regulations, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Act as liaison for conflict resolution between staff, patients, family members and physicians.
  • Plan and direct the assisted living program.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assisted Living Director

Pay by Experience for an Assisted Living Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Assisted Living Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assisted Living Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Assisted Living Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 36 salaries. An Assisted Living Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assisted Living Director

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Assisted Living Director Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Assisted Living Director Salaries

Budget Management
▲25%


National Average
$56,000

Nursing
▼5%

Operations Management
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 25%
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