The average salary for an Entry-Level Director, Nursing is $75,068 per year.

$57,032 - $102,061
(Median)
$57K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,068
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$24.59 - $46.09
(Median)
$25
$33
$46
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,032 - $102,061  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,069  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$55,952 - $103,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.59 - $46.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $69.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
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).
)
$55,952 - $103,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Director, Nursing Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director, Nursing in Lubbock:
"DEA regs, the lack of PRN nurses available."
Learn the special skills of each of your nurses and utilize those skills to carve out a beautiful flow in your facility. Always, always, always identify their strengths and voice your appreciation and recognitions to them.

Director, Nursing in Santa Fe:
"If I Had To Do It Over Again."
If I had it to do over again I would have chosen another field such as Occupational Therapy.

Director, Nursing in Salina:
"The Staff Are More Challenging Than The Patients."
Learn the personalities of the staff you are supervising, this is more of a challenge then treating the patients and their conditions.

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Skills That Affect Director, Nursing Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 7%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

People Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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