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Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States pull down an average of $73K annually. Earnings sit near $58K on the lower side but can approach $93K per year on the higher side. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. Work is enjoyable for Hospice Nursing Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Hospice Nursing Directors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$58,475 - $91,187
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58K
73K
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MEDIAN: $73,487
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$24.50 - $42.00
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$58,475 - $91,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$57,901 - $92,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$24.50 - $42.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,603  
   
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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$57,901 - $92,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Hospice Nursing Director

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nursing Director

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $73K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $71K on average. Hospice Nursing Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $74K.

Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$73,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 26%