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Director of Nurses Salary

A Director of Nurses earns an average salary of $75,648 per year. A skill in Long Term Care is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$54,459 - $98,453
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $75,648
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$23.67 - $45.80
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$54,459 - $98,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
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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$53,172 - $99,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $45.80  
   
Overtime
$29.12 - $96.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
   
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).
)
$53,172 - $99,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
United States (change)

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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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

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

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Director of Nurses Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 28%