Entry-Level Nursing Director Salary

An Entry-Level Nursing Director earns an average salary of $78,007 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Emergency/Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Room (ER), and Acute Care.

$53,003 - $115,187
$53K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,007
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$25.47 - $50.67
$25
$34
$51
MEDIAN: $34.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,003 - $115,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,658  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$53,168 - $114,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.47 - $50.67  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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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$53,168 - $114,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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`"$Work ethic."`
Be honest. Check your ego at the door. Be willing to work with a team recognizing we all have unique skills.

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This job entails being a leader not a manager. You are more than a director you do data entry work, payroll, education and much more. The stress level is high because you are middle management. You must keep your team happy as well as your supervisor.

Key Stats for Nursing Director

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
25%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Nursing Director Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
▲23%

Critical Care
▲20%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲15%

Acute Care
▲12%

Organizational Development
▲5%

Surgery
▲5%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲1%

Wound Care
▲1%

Psychiatric
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Long Term Care
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼5%

Home Health/Home Care
▼12%

Elder Care
▼14%

Case Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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