Experienced Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Salary

Experienced Chief Nursing Officers can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $119K) surpassing six figures annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,215 - $186,717
(Median)
$87K
$120K
$190K
MEDIAN: $119,287
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$36.89 - $95.83
(Median)
$37
$44
$96
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$87,215 - $186,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,024  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$86,484 - $197,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$36.89 - $95.83  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$86,484 - $197,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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National Average
$120,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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