Nursing Director with Medicine / Surgery Skills Salary

The majority of Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills — just below two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $67K to $142K per year, and the median is $97K annually. There are far more female Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$68,524 - $136,384
$69K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,618
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$30.38 - $78.54
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$41
$79
MEDIAN: $41.16
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$68,524 - $136,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
Total Pay (?
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$67,233 - $142,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$30.38 - $78.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
   
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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$67,233 - $142,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Director

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


For Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $81K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $86K. Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $98K. As Nursing Directors with Medicine / Surgery skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $114K.

Key Stats for Nursing Director

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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