Director of Nurses Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Director of Nurses is $74,223 per year. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.
Director of Nurses Total Pay (?
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$54,603 - $97,784
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,223
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Director of Nurses Total Pay (?
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$24.27 - $47.91
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$54,603 - $97,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$53,865 - $99,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.27 - $47.91  
   
Overtime
$29.35 - $76.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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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$53,865 - $99,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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Job Description for Director of Nurses
  • 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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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.

Experience Affects Director of Nurses Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$74,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 42 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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