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Director of Nurses Salary

How much does a Director of Nurses make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Director of Nurses

$174,489 (USD)/yr

$84 (USD)/hr

$17,240 (USD)/yr

$172,054 (USD)/yr

$83 (USD)/hr

$17,240 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Directs, through managers, supervisors or head nurses, activities of nursing staff, as the highest level position in patient care. Administers nursing program in hospital or other medical institution to maintaining standards of patient care.
The average director of nurses salary in United States is $174,489 or an equivalent hourly rate of $84. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $17,240. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$119,465 (USD)

$218,516 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$202,280 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Director of Nurses will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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