Entry-Level Director, Nursing Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Director, Nursing earns an average salary of $70,566 per year. A skill in Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Director, Nursing Total Pay (?
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$50,685 - $94,643
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,566
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Entry-Level Director, Nursing Total Pay (?
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$20.75 - $42.27
(Median)
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42
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,685 - $94,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $3,034  
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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$50,174 - $96,670  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.75 - $42.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $3,034  
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).
)
$50,174 - $96,670  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
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$70,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Director, Nursing Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 28%
Budget Management
up arrow 9%
Operations Management
up arrow 5%
Organizational Development
up arrow 5%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%
Leadership
up arrow 1%
Long Term Care
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National Average
$70,000
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
People Management
up arrow 5%
Geriatrics
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 71 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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