Director, Nursing Salary

The average pay for a Director, Nursing is $81,495 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Critical Care is associated with high pay for this job.
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$60,761 - $118,633
$61K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,430
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$25.25 - $49.66
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$50
MEDIAN: $35.06
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$0$118K
Salary $60,761 - $118,633
Bonus $0.00 - $12,491
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,222
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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$59,952 - $118,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,826
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $25.25 - $49.66
Overtime $29.75 - $70.08
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,491
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,222
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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$59,952 - $118,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 293

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Job Description for Director, Nursing

The director of nursing is a high-level manager who is responsible for the performance of a nursing unit. They are accountable for a number of tasks within their unit or department, including planning, organization, supervision, evaluation, and compliance.

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Director, Nursing Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the nursing program.
  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Nursing

Pay by Experience for a Director, Nursing has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Nursing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 591 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Nursing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 542 salaries. An experienced Director, Nursing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 707 salaries. A Director, Nursing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 562 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,980

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Director, Nursing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Nursing?

Director, Nursing in St. Peters:
Pros: I can socialize with many, as part of my job description.
Cons: Being on call Monday through Thursday 24 hrs. 1 weekend a month. Scheduling, need to cover if I fail to cover appropriately for holidays.

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Key Stats for Director, Nursing

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Director, Nursing Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$81,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Director, Nursing Salaries

Critical Care
▲33%



▲7%

▲3%


Wound Care
▲2%

▲1%


National Average
$81,000



▼4%



registered nurse
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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