Nursing Home Admissions Director Salary

An average Nursing Home Admissions Director in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. For the most part, Nursing Home Admissions Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Nursing Home Admissions Directors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,521 - $64,669
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,958
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$14.31 - $25.71
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,521 - $64,669  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,808  
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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$32,568 - $65,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.31 - $25.71  
   
Overtime
$15.27 - $34.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,808  
   
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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$32,568 - $65,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Nursing Home Admissions Directors who took the survey. Marketing Management and Marketing Communications are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Aptitude in Marketing Communications tends to also indicate an understanding of Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Home Admissions Director

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


Nursing Home Admissions Directors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $45K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $49K. Nursing Home Admissions Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $53K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Nursing Home Admissions Director Salaries

Marketing Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%