Director of Nurses Salary (United States)

A Director of Nurses earns an average salary of $74,634 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.
Director of Nurses Salary (?
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$54,459 - $97,714
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,633
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Director of Nurses Salary (?
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$23.60 - $45.91
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$54,459 - $97,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
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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$53,422 - $98,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$23.60 - $45.91  
   
Overtime
$29.20 - $77.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
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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$53,422 - $98,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Nurses

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

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$75,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%