Experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary

An Experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) earns an average salary of $87,830 per year.

$61,360 - $118,788
(Median)
$61K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,830
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$29.33 - $63.64
(Median)
$29
$42
$64
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,360 - $118,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$61,643 - $127,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$29.33 - $63.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $91.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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).
)
$61,643 - $127,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Skills That Affect Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 6%

Oncology
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$88,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Psychiatric
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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