An Entry-Level Nursing Director earns an average salary of $77,769 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Emergency/Trauma, Emergency Room (ER), and Critical Care.

$51,973 - $115,438
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$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,769
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$25.42 - $50.99
$25
$36
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MEDIAN: $35.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,973 - $115,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$52,494 - $114,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.42 - $50.99  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
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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$52,494 - $114,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Nursing Director Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Nursing Director

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
069
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
24%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Nursing Director Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 16%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 12%

Critical Care
up arrow 11%

Acute Care
up arrow 9%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 3%

Surgery
up arrow 3%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Long Term Care
0%

Wound Care
0%

National Average
$78,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Elder Care
up arrow 14%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 16%

Case Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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