Average Director of Nurses Salary

$86,748
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$6,500
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The average salary for a Director of Nurses is $86,748.
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$68k
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$87k
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$122k
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What Are Popular Skills for Director of Nurses?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Nurses?

An entry-level Director of Nurses with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,722 based on 5 salaries. An early career Director of Nurses with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Director of Nurses with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,172 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Director of Nurses with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,692 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,591.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Director of Nurses in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Antonio, Texas (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 173 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
16.8%
Mid Career
15.6%
Experienced
28.9%
Late Career
35.8%