An Entry-Level Clinical Nurse Manager earns an average salary of $74,147 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Cardiology and Oncology.

$55,672 - $98,795
$56K
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$99K
MEDIAN: $74,147
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$21.64 - $42.97
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MEDIAN: $31.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$55,672 - $98,795  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,616  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$53,042 - $98,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 386
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$21.64 - $42.97  
   
Overtime
$31.63 - $79.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,616  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$53,042 - $98,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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Clinical Nurse Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Clinical Nurse Manager in St. Louis:
"The mode of communication is a failure within the facility."
Make a list of all of your questions and do not accept the job offer without having all of your details of employment in writing.

Clinical Nurse Manager in Savannah:
"Every Situation is Different."
It is important to manage people with fairness yet understanding each person's individual difference. Although all rules must be followed, we have to lead by not only providing an example but by having compassion for each person and providing them the opportunities necessary to help them become successful in their work. Finding the appropriate fit for each person can be challenging. Although they may think they are in the right position for them, we can help by given our direct reports options for growth and venues for realizing their potential. Learning each person by asking where they see themselves in 5 or 10 years can give some insight. Helping them work towards their own goals helps them become more engaged.

Clinical Nurse Manager in Grand Rapids:
"Knowledge brings change."
Ask questions, admit what you don't know. When you find an answer share it. Encourage good work habits. Keep good records, you can look back and see how you and your staff has grown.

Clinical Nurse Manager in Sebastopol:
"I wish I knew about title 22 regulations."
Keep an open door policy, say thank you and remember they have another life other than work. Try to keep up on your nursing skills as it helps you understand the problems your staff runs into.

Key Stats for Clinical Nurse Manager

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
070
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
24%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Clinical Nurse Manager Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 13%

Oncology
up arrow 10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 8%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Dialysis
up arrow 2%

Hospice
0%

National Average
$73,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 6%

Wound Care
up arrow 8%

Case Management
up arrow 10%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 11%

Pediatrics
up arrow 11%

Psychiatric
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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