Director, Hospice Salary

Director, Hospices who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just under two-thirds of Director, Hospices. Pay fluctuates from $57K to $123K per year, but expected earnings average $84K per year. While some workers in this profession — one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Director, Hospices, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Director, Hospices (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$60,366 - $119,288
MEDIAN: $83,563

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$60,366 - $119,288  
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$56,583 - $123,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $71K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $84K. Director, Hospices claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $88K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes 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 6 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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 21%