Director, Hospice Salary

Director, Hospices in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $58K to $124K per year, median earnings come to $84K per year. Most Director, Hospices like their work and job satisfaction is high. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Director, Hospices are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$60,366 - $119,288

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$60,366 - $119,288  
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$57,731 - $123,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $72K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $84K. Director, Hospices who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $88K. Director, Hospices who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $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 5 votes.


87 %
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%