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Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $75K per year. Pay ranges from $58K on the low end to $94K per year on the high end. Most Hospice Nursing Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Close to a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$58,643 - $92,125
(Median)
$59K
$75K
$92K
MEDIAN: $74,799
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$25.65 - $42.57
(Median)
$26
$31
$43
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$58,643 - $92,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
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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$58,241 - $94,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.65 - $42.57  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
   
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).
)
$58,241 - $94,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 $76K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $79K.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 25%
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