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

With more than two-thirds of Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills is $81K per year and can range from $68K on the lower end to $126K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. Women Clinical Nurse Specialists with Emergency Room (ER) skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$65,416 - $123,645
(Median)
$65K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,420
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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
$65,416 - $123,645  
   
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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$67,588 - $125,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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 (?
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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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$67,588 - $125,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with Emergency Room (ER) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$87,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%
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