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Director, Nursing Salary with Surgery skills

Directors of Nursing with Surgery skills are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly two in three bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $89K per year on average but can range from $64K to $128K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Directors of Nursing with Surgery skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$64,110 - $125,618
(Median)
$64K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,138
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50%
90%

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$24.33 - $56.67
(Median)
$24
$49
$57
MEDIAN: $48.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$64,110 - $125,618  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
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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$64,246 - $128,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.33 - $56.67  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
   
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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$64,246 - $128,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Nursing with Surgery skills

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $96K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $87K. For Directors of Nursing with Surgery skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $88K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $98K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Director, Nursing with Surgery skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$91,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%