Nurse Administrator Salary (United States)

A Nurse Administrator earns an average salary of $78,824 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Nurse Administrator Total Pay (?
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$59,049 - $120,564
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,823
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Nurse Administrator Total Pay (?
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$15.21 - $47.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,049 - $120,564  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$56,847 - $123,574  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $47.34  
   
Overtime
$39.31 - $50.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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).
)
$56,847 - $123,574  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Nurse Administrator
  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Administrator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Nurse Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$82,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
44%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 22%
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