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    Clinical Nurse Specialist

  2. This Job:

    Nursing Director

  3. Up a level:

    Head of Nursing

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How much does a Nursing Director make in United States? The median annual Nursing Director salary in United States is $141,686, as of June 29, 2018, with a range usually between $123,975–$163,310, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. How much should you make?

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Core compensation

 
 
 
123975
163310
141686

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Includes bonus, healthcare, and retirement.

 
 
 
126674
170909
146261

Job Description

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 rel

Alternate Job Titles:

  • Nursing Director
  • Director of Nursing

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123975
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  1. Down a level:

    Clinical Nurse Specialist

    5 + years experience
    Master's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Nursing Director


    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

  3. Up a level:

    Head of Nursing

    8 + years experience
    Master's Degree

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