Director, Hospice Salary

Nearly two in three of Director, Hospices in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $58K to $123K per year, and the average comes out to $84K per year. Women account for the majority of Director, Hospices who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. Most Director, Hospices report high levels of job satisfaction. Although approximately one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,470 - $119,109

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$57,886 - $123,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $72K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $85K. Director, Hospices with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $88K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $82K by contrast.

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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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%