Nursing home administrator salaries rise 3%, nursing directors 2.6%, new survey shows

According to a 2017 survey, nursing home administrator’s salaries increased 3% over the past year to an average of $97,401, with salaries previously averaging $94,584 in 2016 (The Nursing Home Salary & Benefits Report 2017-2018). Not only did nursing home administrators experience this salary boost but executive directors and chief financial officers did as well. Between 2016 and 2017, executive directors experienced a 2.46% salary increase and chief financial officers experienced a 2.09% salary increase. Similarly, directors of nursing gained a 2.64% salary increase in the past year and assistant directors of nursing gained an average 2.31% salary increase.