Hospice Nursing Director Salary

Most Hospice Nursing Directors in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $79K per year. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Though the majority of Hospice Nursing Directors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$69,729 - $100,446
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MEDIAN: $80,080
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Salary $69,729 - $100,446
Bonus $5,087
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$68,404 - $104,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Hospice Nursing Director

Hospice nursing directors oversee the daily operations of a hospice facility and typically report to a clinical administrator. They must ensure that all nurses under their direction have the necessary experience and certifications as required by law, and a calm demeanor and the ability to adapt to a variety of personalities are important in this position. They may assign nurses to particular hospice clients as needed and must assess clients to provide the right nurses for their needs, and they should also be able to think quickly on their feet to resolve potential problems as they arise.

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Hospice Nursing Director Tasks

  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in providing hospice care.
  • Plan and direct the hospice program.
  • Develop and maintain record management systems to store and process patient data and statistical reports.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nursing Director

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Nursing Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Nursing Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Nursing Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Hospice Nursing Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 15 salaries. A Hospice Nursing Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospice Nursing Director

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Hospice Nursing Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 17%
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