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Resident Care Director Salary

Most Resident Care Directors in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $52K per year. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Resident Care Directors. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,340 - $69,531
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MEDIAN: $52,326
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$12.16 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,340 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$36,064 - $69,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
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).
)
$36,064 - $69,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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 only report a few specific skills. Skill set and salary are closely correlated, and individuals who are practiced in People Management, Operations Management and Elder Care abilities will see corresponding pay increases between 7 percent and 15 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Resident Care Director

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $51K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $52K. Resident Care Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $60K.

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Experience Affects Resident Care Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Resident Care Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%

Operations Management
up arrow 15%

Elder Care
up arrow 7%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%