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

The average salary for a Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is $77,480 per year.
Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Total Pay (?
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$59,458 - $100,713
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,480
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Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Total Pay (?
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$29.02 - $53.48
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,458 - $100,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
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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$60,369 - $106,346  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$29.02 - $53.48  
   
Overtime
$40.27 - $78.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
   
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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$60,369 - $106,346  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Medicine / Surgery
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Geriatrics
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$79,000
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Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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