Director, Hospice Salary

Director, Hospices who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below two-thirds of Director, Hospices. Pay fluctuates from $58K to $125K per year, but expected earnings average $84K annually. The vast majority of Director, Hospices (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Director, Hospices, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,686 - $120,519
MEDIAN: $84,057

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$60,686 - $120,519  
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$57,579 - $124,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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.

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $73K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $86K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Director, Hospices see a median salary of $88K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 6 votes.


85 %
15 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 19%