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Average Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Salary

$71,146
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$981
Bonus
$0
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The average salary for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is $71,146.
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What Do Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)s Do?

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Tasks
  • Maintain and update audit, compliance and legal documentation, including analyzing patient and staff data.
  • Plan resource utilization and care interventions according to available data and known trends.
  • Assist with management of the Department of Nursing, including evaluation of staff.
  • Evaluate and take action around complaints, failed audits, and staff problems.

Job Satisfaction for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

4.1 out of 5
(361)
Highly Satisfied
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The top respondents for the job title Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) are from the companies Sava Senior Care, Golden LivingCenters and HCR ManorCare. Reported salaries are highest at Sava Senior Care where the average pay is $79,280. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis HealthCare and HCR ManorCare, earning around $78,813 and $77,670, respectively. Signature Healthcare, LLC pays the lowest at around $60,703. Golden LivingCenters and Diversicare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,474 and $64,336, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)s?

Skills in Clinical Supervision, Leadership and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)s?

An entry-level Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,444 based on 115 salaries. An early career Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,033 based on 876 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,439 based on 804 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,147 based on 766 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,173.
Employees with Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 49.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.2% more) and Houston, Texas (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.4% less), Dallas, Texas (3.3% less) and Austin, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,059 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
16.3%