Top CCRC posts see salary increases, report discovers

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Directors of nursing at continuing care retirement communities now make an average annual salary of $92,680, according to a new report.

Salaries of executive directors at CCRCs rose 2.97% to $159,922 this year, while nursing home administrators experienced a more modest increase to $108,629, according to the “2016-2017 Continuing Care Retirement Community Salary and Benefits Report,” published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service in cooperation with LeadingAge. Executive director salaries received a 6% boost between 2012 and 2013, and have since had more modest growth. 

Directors of therapy/rehabilitation now make close to $99,000, a rise of 1.43%. 

The 19th annual study included data from 536 CCRCs, covering nearly 87,000 employees. It includes information on fringe benefits, turnover rates and pay rates for 46 management and 53 non-management positions.