Late-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) earns an average salary of $89,175 per year.
Late-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary (?
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$64,876 - $115,964
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $89,175
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Late-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary (?
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$32.66 - $66.75
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,876 - $115,964  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $2,070  
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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$66,242 - $125,957  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$32.66 - $66.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $88.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $2,070  
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).
)
$66,242 - $125,957  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%
Psychiatric
up arrow 6%
Pediatrics
up arrow 3%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
National Average
$90,000
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 7%
Oncology
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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