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Entry-Level Nursing Director Salary

An Entry-Level Nursing Director earns an average salary of $71,780 per year. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$51,466 - $102,012
(Median)
$51K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,780
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50%
90%

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$20.60 - $48.66
(Median)
$21
$33
$49
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,466 - $102,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
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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$50,542 - $103,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.60 - $48.66  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $48.15  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
   
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).
)
$50,542 - $103,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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 Entry-Level Nursing Director Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 12%

Surgery
up arrow 9%

Critical Care
up arrow 9%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Wound Care
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 7%

Long Term Care
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 10%

Elder Care
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%