Experienced Chief Nursing Officers see excellent average salaries — about $125K annually. Including potential for bonuses which peak near $33K, total cash payment to Experienced Chief Nursing Officers can bottom out near $88K or peak near $204K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Experienced Chief Nursing Officers are female. The majority of Experienced Chief Nursing Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$92,932 - $193,513
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$36.74 - $97.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$92,932 - $193,513  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $33,433  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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$88,311 - $204,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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Hourly Rate
$36.74 - $97.23  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $33,433  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$88,311 - $204,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Key Stats for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
067
10-19 years
68%
20 years or more
32%
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Skills That Affect Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Salaries

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National Average
$129,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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