Director of Nurses Salary

The average salary for a Director of Nurses is $81,234 per year.

$62,020 - $112,062
$62K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,507
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50%
90%

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$22.73 - $43.21
$23
$34
$43
MEDIAN: $34.07
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50%
90%

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$0$112K
Salary $62,020 - $112,062
Bonus $0.00 - $19,392
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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$61,840 - $111,680
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $22.73 - $43.21
Overtime $32.34
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,392
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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$61,840 - $111,680
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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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

Pay by Experience for a Director of Nurses has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Nurses with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Nurses with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Director of Nurses which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 61 salaries. A Director of Nurses with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 46 salaries.

Director of Nurses Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Nurses?

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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Key Stats for Director of Nurses

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Director of Nurses Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$81,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Director of Nurses Salaries

Clinical Supervision
▲6%

Long Term Care
▲1%


National Average
$81,000

Administration
▼8%

Home Health/Home Care
▼10%

Geriatrics
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%
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