Nursing Director with Medicine / Surgery Skills Salary

Three in five of Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $67K to $129K per year, and the average comes out to $95K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$68,178 - $122,954
(Median)
$68K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,055
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50%
90%

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$29.59 - $65.89
(Median)
$30
$42
$66
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,178 - $122,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$0.25  
Total Pay (?
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$67,237 - $128,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.59 - $65.89  
   
Overtime
$0.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.25  
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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$67,237 - $128,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $82K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $76K. On average, Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills make $96K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $102K on average.

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Experience Affects Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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