Alternate Job Titles: Nurse Manager - Nursing Home, Head Nurse - Nursing Home
How much does a Head Nurse - Nursing Home make? The median annual Head Nurse - Nursing Home salary is $63,298, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $58,461-$68,665, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Head Nurse - Nursing Home in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Nursing Home in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Head Nurse - Nursing Home in the United States is $63,298, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Nursing Home in the United States are expected to make less than $63,298.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Nursing Home that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Nursing Home are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a nursing home. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical staff. Ensures that nurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. May provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients. Must be a registered nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a related field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description