Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Nursing Director is $90,456
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Directors?
An early career Nursing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,535 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,979 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Nursing …Read more
What Do Nursing Directors Do?
Nursing directors oversee all nursing activities within a health care institution. They direct, plan, and evaluate programs and overall care, as well as ensure the goals and overall philosophy of the department are followed. Nursing directors oversee staff, providing guidance and discipline as necessary; these directors often play a role in the hiring process for nurses as well. They help develop and finalize budgets, and they then must handle cost control and ensure their department remains …Read more