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 $54,028 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $45,455 and $69,168. 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. 

Activity Director - Nursing Home Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary $37,650 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary $45,455 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary $54,028 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary $69,168 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Activity Director - Nursing Home Salary $82,952 US June 27, 2024
25% $45,455 10% $37,650 90% $82,952 75% $69,168 $54,028 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Activity Director - Nursing Home need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Transportation: Refers to the mode of travel used to get from home to work most frequently. The transportation are bus, train, aeroplane, ship, car, etc while the mode of transportation refers to road, air, sea/ocean, etc.

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Quality Assurance: Verifying the adherence of product with required specifications and expectations to track and resolve deficiencies prior to product release.

Planning 14.06%
Transportation 3.77%
Quality Assurance 1.07%
Others 81.1%
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Job Description for Activity Director - Nursing Home

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 may require certification as Activity Director. Typically reports to a department head. 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. To be an Activity Director - Nursing Home typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Activity Director - Nursing Home salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Activity Director - Nursing Home, the highest Activity Director - Nursing Home salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Activity Director - Nursing Home salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Activity Director - Nursing Home salary is in Miami, FL, where the Activity Director - Nursing Home salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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