Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary in the United States

How much does an Activity Director - Nursing Home make in the United States? The average Activity Director - Nursing Home salary in the United States is $46,928 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $39,544 and $60,160. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Activity Director - Nursing Home plans, implements, and evaluates activities for nursing home residents. Designs programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation, and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. Being an Activity Director - Nursing Home may also manage the facility's volunteer program. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Activity Director - Nursing Home typically reports to department head. May require certification as Activity Director. The Activity Director - Nursing Home manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be an Activity Director - Nursing Home typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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