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Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salary with Emergency Room (ER) skills

With a little under three-quarters of Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $66K to $125K per year and averages out to $82K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Most Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$63,828 - $123,351
(Median)
$64K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,659
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50%
90%

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$33.80 - $65.20
(Median)
$34
$44
$65
MEDIAN: $44.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,828 - $123,351  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
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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$66,180 - $125,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$33.80 - $65.20  
   
Overtime
$47.50 - $82.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,665  
   
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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$66,180 - $125,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with Emergency Room (ER) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$86,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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