Alternate Job Titles: Director of Nursing, Nursing Director
How much does a Nursing Director make? The median annual Nursing Director salary is $134,891, as of July 29, 2016, with a range usually between $118,007-$155,442, 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 Nursing Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Nursing Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Nursing Director in the United States is $134,891, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Nursing Director in the United States are expected to make less than $134,891.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Nursing Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Nursing Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2016
Administers the nursing program in a hospital, nursing home, or other medical facility to maintain standards of patient care. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service. Recommends establishment or revision of policies and develops organizational structure and standards of performance. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Requires an advanced degree in nursing and is licensed as a registered nurse. May require at least 8 years of experience in the nursing 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