Director, Hospice Salary

Director, Hospices in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just below two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $83K per year on average but can range from $56K to $121K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (86 percent) of Director, Hospices who took the survey are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,164 - $117,805
MEDIAN: $83,414

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$60,164 - $117,805  
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$56,458 - $120,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Director, Hospice

  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in providing hospice care.
  • Plan and direct the hospice program.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Hospice

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $70K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $84K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $88K. For some reason, Director, Hospices with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $82K.

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Experience Affects Director, Hospice Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


86 %
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 23%