Director of Nursing salary in United States

How much does a Director of Nursing make in the United States?

6.9k salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2021
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The average salary for a director of nursing is $90,457 per year in the United States and $11,250 overtime per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
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Most common benefits for Directors of Nursing

  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health savings account
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
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69% of Directors of nursing in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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