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Entry-Level Director, Nursing Salary

An Entry-Level Director, Nursing earns an average salary of $71,744 per year. A skill in Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$51,143 - $96,645
(Median)
$51K
$72K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,744
10%
50%
90%

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$21.27 - $42.70
(Median)
$21
$29
$43
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,143 - $96,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,804  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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).
)
$50,506 - $98,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.27 - $42.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,804  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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).
)
$50,506 - $98,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Director, Nursing Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director, Nursing in Santa Fe:
"If I Had To Do It Over Again."
If I had it to do over again I would have chosen another field such as Occupational Therapy.

Director, Nursing in Salina:
"The Staff Are More Challenging Than The Patients."
Learn the personalities of the staff you are supervising, this is more of a challenge then treating the patients and their conditions.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Director, Nursing Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 23%

Budget Management
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 5%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 3%

Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Geriatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%