Resident Care Directors in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $57K per year for pay. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — nearly one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Resident Care Directors. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,991 - $81,560
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$41K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,945
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$12.45 - $31.60
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$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,991 - $81,560  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$32,034 - $79,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $31.60  
   
Overtime
$1.14 - $44.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$32,034 - $79,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Resident Care Director

Resident care directors are in charge of overseeing residents and staff at a patient facility. Many directors are there to help patients who need care, as well as help employees with day to day tasks with patients.

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Resident Care Director Tasks

  • Directs the staff in quality and caring support of elderly patients.
  • Plan and direct the assisted living program.
  • Act as liaison for conflict resolution between staff, patients, family members and physicians.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with boarding home regulations, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Resident Care Director

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $57K. Resident Care Directors bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. Resident Care Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $56K.

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Experience Affects Resident Care Director Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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Experienced
0%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Resident Care Director Salaries

Assisted Living
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 5%

Elder Care
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National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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