Resident Care Director Salary

Women comprise the majority of Resident Care Directors in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $54K per year on average. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Resident Care Directors is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,991 - $77,001
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,851
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$11.96 - $30.79
(Median)
$12
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,991 - $77,001  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$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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$34,502 - $76,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$3.50 - $35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$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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$34,502 - $76,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Resident Care Directors who took the survey. Most notably, facility with People Management, Operations Management, and Elder Care are correlated to pay that is above average, leading to increases ranging from 4 percent to 19 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Resident Care Director

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $52K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $54K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Resident Care Directors make a median salary of $52K. Resident Care Directors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $59K.

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Experience Affects Resident Care Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Resident Care Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 19%

Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Elder Care
up arrow 4%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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