Entry-Level Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Clinical Nurse Specialists come in at around $76K per year on average. Most Entry-Level Clinical Nurse Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$58,649 - $97,953

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$29.30 - $58.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,649 - $97,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
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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$59,599 - $104,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.30 - $58.66  
   
Overtime
$35.00 - $54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
   
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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$59,599 - $104,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 10%

Psychiatric
up arrow 3%

Oncology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$78,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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