Nursing Home Director Salary

The average salary for a Nursing Home Director is $79,371 per year. A skill in Geriatrics is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$53,503 - $107,783
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$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,371
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$21.53 - $46.37
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MEDIAN: $37.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,503 - $107,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$52,064 - $109,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Hourly Rate
$21.53 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$52,064 - $109,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Nursing Home Director

A nursing home director oversees all of the operations within a nursing home. When potential clients come to see the facilities, the director may have to give tours, as well as explain what the facilities offer and answer any questions that arise. Marketing plans and efforts are also carried out by the director. The nursing home director should have strong management skills, as they oversee a variety of staff such as nurses, other care professionals, food service providers and groundskeepers.

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Nursing Home Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the nursing program.
  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Home Director

Pay by Experience for a Nursing Home Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursing Home Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursing Home Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Nursing Home Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 30 salaries. A Nursing Home Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 44 salaries.

Nursing Home Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Nursing Home Director?

Nursing Home Director in Chattanooga:
Learn the lay of the land. Know true goals of immediate supervisor. ...may surprise you that goals differ. Take time away....prepare your staff to function well Without you...Listen more than you talk.....appreciate strength and don't make excuses for your weaker team members. The group is only as strong as the weakest partner....make that partner you and you will be fine.

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Key Stats for Nursing Home Director

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Nursing Home Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Nursing Home Director Salaries

Geriatrics
▲12%


Operations Management
▲8%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 25%