Average Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Salary

$68,941
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$502
Bonus
$0
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The average salary for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is $68,941.
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$54k
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$69k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $68,941
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Salary
$54k - $89k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$52k - $89k

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Job Description for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Tasks
  • Assist with management of the Department of Nursing, including evaluation of staff.
  • Evaluate and take action around complaints, failed audits, and staff problems.
  • 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.
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) are from the companies Golden LivingCenters, Genesis HealthCare and HCR ManorCare. Reported salaries are highest at Sava Senior Care where the average pay is $76,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis HealthCare and Nursing Home Group, earning around $75,197 and $69,634, respectively. Golden LivingCenters pays the lowest at around $61,798. Signature Healthcare, LLC and Life Care Centers of America also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,138 and $64,527, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)

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 $66,153 based on 392 salaries. An early career Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,065 based on 1,150 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,378 based on 974 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,995 based on 884 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,876.
Employees with Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% more) and Houston, Texas (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.5% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (7.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,940 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
13.7%