Resident Care Director Salary

Earnings for Resident Care Directors in the United States come in at around $57K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While some workers in this profession — about a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Resident Care Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Resident Care Directors (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,246 - $82,581
$39K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,951
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$12.28 - $31.72
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MEDIAN: $20.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,246 - $82,581  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$31,642 - $80,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $31.72  
   
Overtime
$23.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$31,642 - $80,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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

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

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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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $56K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $54K. Resident Care Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $57K.

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Key Stats for Resident Care Director

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Resident Care Director Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Resident Care Director Salaries

Assisted Living
▲9%

Operations Management
▲6%

People Management
▲5%

Elder Care
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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