Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $78K per year. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$63,951 - $101,864
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MEDIAN: $77,696
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$58,593 - $109,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Hospice Nursing Director

Hospice nursing directors oversee the daily operations of a hospice facility and typically report to a clinical administrator. They must ensure that all nurses under their direction have the necessary experience and certifications as required by law, and a calm demeanor and the ability to adapt to a variety of personalities are important in this position. They may assign nurses to particular hospice clients as needed and must assess clients to provide the right nurses for their needs, and they should also be able to think quickly on their feet to resolve potential problems as they arise.

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Hospice Nursing Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain record management systems to store and process patient data and statistical reports.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in providing hospice care.
  • Plan and direct the hospice program.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nursing Director

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Nursing Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Nursing Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Nursing Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Hospice Nursing Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 15 salaries. A Hospice Nursing Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospice Nursing Director

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%