The average pay for an Entry-Level Nursing Director is $77,275 per year.

$52,025 - $113,883
(Median)
$52K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,275
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90%

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$25.12 - $49.54
(Median)
$25
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $35.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,025 - $113,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
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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$52,223 - $112,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.12 - $49.54  
   
Overtime
$51.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
   
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).
)
$52,223 - $112,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Nursing Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nursing Director in Providence:
"Work ethic."
Be honest. Check your ego at the door. Be willing to work with a team recognizing we all have unique skills.

Nursing Director in Las Cruces:
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.

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Skills That Affect Nursing Director Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 10%

Critical Care
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 7%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 5%

Surgery
up arrow 5%

Psychiatric
up arrow 4%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 3%

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Elder Care
up arrow 9%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 19%

Case Management
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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