Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Approximately one-half of Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $58K to $93K per year, but median earnings come to around $74K per year. The majority of Hospice Nursing Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Hospice Nursing Directors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 90 percent. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$58,646 - $91,711
(Median)
$59K
$74K
$92K
MEDIAN: $74,454
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90%

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$25.81 - $42.28
(Median)
$26
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$58,646 - $91,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
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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$58,277 - $93,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.81 - $42.28  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
   
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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$58,277 - $93,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $74K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $72K. Hospice Nursing Directors see a median salary of $74K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $76K.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
0%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 24%