Hospice Administrator Salary

Earnings for Hospice Administrators in the United States come in at around $77K per year on average. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Hospice Administrators making up 78 percent. Work is enjoyable for Hospice Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$54,445 - $100,149
(Median)
$54K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,399
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$15.08 - $48.94
(Median)
$15
$35
$49
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,445 - $100,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$53,707 - $102,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$48.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$53,707 - $102,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Hospice Administrator

A hospice administrator's responsibilities are primarily managerial and commonly include overseeing the hiring and firing of new workers, keeping the facility financially stable, and ensuring that proper care is provided to all residents. Because this administrative position is performed primarily in an office through paperwork and making outside contacts, hospice administrators should expect to meet with any managers who work in the facility. Generally, they have little to no contact with nurses or caretakers outside of hiring, firing, or pay changes, so they must depend on reports from the managers regarding quality of work and care.

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Hospice Administrator Tasks

  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Supervise staff and give clinical direction.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day staff activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Survey takers who work as Hospice Administrators report a focused set of job skills. Operations Management and People Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Administrator

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $74K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $85K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $82K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $79K on average.

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Experience Affects Hospice Administrator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Hospice Administrator Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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