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Nursing Director Salary

$132,687 (USD)

Average Salary

$64/hr

Average Hourly

$8,558

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Nursing Director is $132,687 a year and $64 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nursing Director is between $91,790 and $165,223. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursing Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and develops nursing activities and staff on all levels according to healthcare facility procedures, and assures delivery of quality nursing services in a medical facility.
  • Develops, implements, communicates, and interprets nursing policies and procedures that adhere to the State Board of Nursing and State Nurse Practice Act requirements, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with other government agency laws and regulations.
  • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.
  • Requires RN license.
Nursing Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical and Health Services Managers

Job family population: 372,670

Estimated population of Nursing Director jobs: 20,307

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$153,821
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Nursing Director Job Listings for United States

Travel Nurse RN - Director of Nursing - $3,150 per week
Dec 10
Bakersfield, California, USA
NurseFly Travel Nursing
Director of Nursing - Discipline: RN - Start Date: 1/13/2020 - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours per week - Shift: 8 hours, days. Additional information: Advanced Job ID #87751725. Pay package is based ...
Travel Nurse RN - Director of Nursing - $1,944 per week
Dec 5
Estes Park, Colorado, USA
NurseFly Travel Nursing
Director of Nursing - Discipline: RN - Start Date: ASAP - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours per week - Shift: 8 hours, days, nights. Additional information: trustaff Job ID #472455. Pay package is based ...
Director of Nursing
Dec 3
Alturas, CA, USA
Cameron Craig Group
We are searching for a Director of Nursing Direct Hire Full Time Competitive Compensation Benefits Package Relocation Assistance Sign on Bonus the Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for the ...
Nursing Director
Nov 19
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Clinica Romero
Nursing Director Status: Full-time Schedule: 40 hours; Monday-Friday (may include some Saturdays) Benefits: Medical and Dental Paid Holidays Personal Days Vacation Sick Leave (10 days per year) 403 B ...
RN, Director of Nursing (DNS)
Nov 19
Portland, United States
EmpRes Healthcare Management
... Director of Nursing (DNS) to lead the nursing team. This is a great 95 bed center located in a quiet residential neighborhood with lush grounds and beautiful landscaping to help to create a retreat ...

The average pay for a Nursing Director is $132,687 a year and $64 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nursing Director is between $91,790 and $165,223. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursing Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Travel Nurse RN - Director of Nursing - $3,150 per week
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Director of Nursing - Discipline: RN - Start Date: 1/13/2020 - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours per week - Shift: 8 hours, days. Additional information: Advanced Job ID #87751725. Pay package is based ...
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Director of Nursing - Discipline: RN - Start Date: ASAP - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours per week - Shift: 8 hours, days, nights. Additional information: trustaff Job ID #472455. Pay package is based ...
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