Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialists is around $91K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Clinical Nurse Specialists (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$66,822 - $126,159
$67K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,797
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$12.72 - $53.93
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MEDIAN: $33.88
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$0$126K
Salary $66,822 - $126,159
Bonus $0.00 - $20,426
Profit Sharing $600
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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$55,391 - $125,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $12.72 - $53.93
Overtime $46.45
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,426
Profit Sharing $600
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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$55,391 - $125,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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Key Stats for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Oncology
▲15%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Acute Care
▲2%

National Average
$89,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼3%

Psychiatric
▼4%

Geriatrics
▼8%

Operating Room / OR
▼9%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼12%

Pediatrics
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 8%
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