The average wage for a Head Nurse is £9.68 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£18,706 - £28,383
£19K
£22K
£28K
MEDIAN: £21,703
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£8.03 - £13.18
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£13
MEDIAN: £10.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£18,706 - £28,383  
   
Total Pay (?
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£17,085 - £27,476  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£8.03 - £13.18  
   
Overtime
£10.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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£17,085 - £27,476  
   
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Head Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Head Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 16 salaries. A Head Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Nurse

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Head Nurse Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤21,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

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vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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