Average Director, Nursing Salary

$87,552
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$4,953
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$1,750
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The average salary for a Director, Nursing is $87,552.
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$64k
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$88k
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$129k
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What Do Director, Nursings Do?

Job Satisfaction for Director, Nursing

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The top respondents for the job title Director, Nursing are from the companies HCA, Inc., Brightstar Healthcare LLC and HCR ManorCare. Reported salaries are highest at HCA, Inc. where the average pay is $105,830. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis HealthCare and Sava Senior Care, earning around $98,264 and $93,369, respectively. Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. pays the lowest at around $72,406. HCR ManorCare and Golden LivingCenters also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,256 and $76,840, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Director, Nursings?

Skills in Leadership, Regulatory Compliance and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Long Term Care and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director, Nursings?

An entry-level Director, Nursing with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,221 based on 46 salaries. An early career Director, Nursing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,514 based on 554 salaries. A mid-career Director, Nursing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,189 based on 609 salaries. An experienced Director, Nursing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,159 based on 906 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,110.
Employees with Director, Nursing in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 54.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (43.0% more) and Houston, Texas (29.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,023 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
18.3%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
30.0%