Nursing Home Admissions Director Salary

The average Nursing Home Admissions Director in the United States earns approximately $49K per year. Including potential for bonuses which peak near $8K, total cash payment to Nursing Home Admissions Directors can bottom out near $33K or peak near $65K depending on individual performance. The vast majority of Nursing Home Admissions Directors (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Nursing Home Admissions Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,299 - $65,135
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,239
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$14.33 - $25.89
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,299 - $65,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
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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$32,907 - $65,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $25.89  
   
Overtime
$15.41 - $33.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
   
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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$32,907 - $65,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Nursing Home Admissions Director

Nursing home admissions directors are in charge of the admission process at their nursing home. They are responsible for providing support for admission requests, and one of their main responsibilities includes informing prospective nursing home residents of their responsibilities, rights, and benefits. They also provide information on financial issues, contract procedures, facilities, and existing programs. They present organizational offerings to individuals or groups of people to help increase admissions, follow strict privacy procedures in all tasks, and explain confidentiality agreements. Additionally, they collect data, analyze admission forms, and help with tour tasks. Nursing home admissions directors may help create new admission materials for marketing, prepare training activities, and make presentations during training. They conduct extensive background checks for possible residents and their read medical charts. They work government agencies to negotiate support plans and coverage, as well as oversee budget preparation and annual sales and marketing strategies. They participate in meetings to suggest changes in strategies related to admissions and recruitment.

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Nursing Home Admissions Director Tasks

  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Nursing Home Admissions Directors report a narrow range of specific skills. Marketing Management and Marketing Communications are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Many workers who know Marketing Communications also know Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Home Admissions Director

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Nursing Home Admissions Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $49K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nursing Home Admissions Directors make a median salary of $53K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $54K.

Nursing Home Admissions Director Reviews

What is it like working as a Nursing Home Admissions Director?

Nursing Home Admissions Director in Louisville:
"Nursing Home Admissions Director."
Pros: Interacting with patients and their families. Really feeling like I am helping people and making a difference in their lives.
Cons: It can be very stressful and is very competitive.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nursing Home Admissions Director in Long Island:
"Do Not Spend Too Much Time At One Agency."
Keep your eye out for more opportunities outside you agency and if they do not offer pay increases, move on.

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Experience Affects Nursing Home Admissions Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Nursing Home Admissions Director Salaries

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 19%
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