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 duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While just under a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. 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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90%

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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).
)
$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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Resident Care Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those familiar with People Management, Operations Management and Elder Care will likely experience a boost in pay, earning between 4 percent to 19 percent above the national average.

Pay by Experience Level for Resident Care Director

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $52K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $54K on average. Resident Care Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $59K on average.

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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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