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Resident Care Director Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Resident Care Directors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $52K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Resident Care Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,218 - $70,418
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,463
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$11.52 - $30.10
(Median)
$12
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,218 - $70,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,929  
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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$34,807 - $70,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,929  
   
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).
)
$34,807 - $70,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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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Job skills reported by Resident Care Directors are limited. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Elder Care, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts ranging from 6 percent to 13 percent.

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 fewer than five years of experience earn around $51K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $53K. Resident Care Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $59K.

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Experience Affects Resident Care Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Resident Care Director Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

People Management
up arrow 6%

Elder Care
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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