Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Most Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $75K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $59K to $97K per year. Some workers in this field — around one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. The majority of Hospice Nursing Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$59,253 - $93,563
(Median)
$59K
$75K
$94K
MEDIAN: $75,344
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$25.36 - $39.16
(Median)
$25
$30
$39
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$59,253 - $93,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$58,569 - $96,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$25.36 - $39.16  
   
Overtime
$41.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$58,569 - $96,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $75K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $68K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $78K on average.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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