Hospice Nursing Director Salary

With nearly one-half of Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $58K to $94K per year and averages out to $74K per year. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Hospice Nursing Directors are happy with their jobs. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$58,869 - $92,215

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$25.50 - $42.89

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$58,869 - $92,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$58,427 - $94,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.50 - $42.89  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
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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$58,427 - $94,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $74K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $70K. Hospice Nursing Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $76K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $79K.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 25%
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