Nursing Director with Critical Care Skills Salary

With nearly two-thirds of Nursing Directors with Critical Care skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Nursing Directors with Critical Care skills is $98K per year and can range from $70K on the lower end to $137K per year near the higher end. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Nursing Directors with Critical Care skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$69,835 - $135,843
(Median)
$70K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,555
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50%
90%

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$25.21 - $70.50
(Median)
$25
$43
$70
MEDIAN: $43.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,835 - $135,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$70,364 - $136,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.21 - $70.50  
   
Overtime
$0.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$70,364 - $136,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Director

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $79K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $88K. Nursing Directors with Critical Care skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $100K. Nursing Directors with Critical Care skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $110K.

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Experience Affects Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$98,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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