The average salary for a Director of Nurses is $81,742 per year.

$60,350 - $108,096
(Median)
$60K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,742
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$22.87 - $43.65
(Median)
$23
$33
$44
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,350 - $108,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$59,859 - $109,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.87 - $43.65  
   
Overtime
$30.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$59,859 - $109,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Director of Nurses

Directors of nurses oversee groups of nurses in hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, and other medical institutions. These directors are responsible for ensuring that all administered care adheres to all laws and regulations and is provided in a caring and professional manner, and they may also have administrative duties such as hiring, delegating duties, scheduling, keeping inventory, evaluating employees, and establishing or modifying standards of practice. Employees of nursing departments must provide medication, treatment, and care according to very specific instructions, so these directors may also have management duties and even particular nursing duties.

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Director of Nurses Tasks

  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Nurses

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Director of Nurses Advice

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Director of Nurses in Evansville:
Always treat employees fair and respectful. Be consistent and follow through. Keep open communication with executive director.

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Experience Affects Director of Nurses Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Director of Nurses Salaries

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 7%

Long Term Care
up arrow 2%

People Management
0%

National Average
$81,000

Administration
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 11%

Geriatrics
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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