Flight Nurse Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Flight Nurse is $29.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Flight Nurse Total Pay (?
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$36,000 - $83,992
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,647
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Flight Nurse Total Pay (?
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$23.56 - $40.15
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,000 - $83,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
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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$48,143 - $96,026  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$23.56 - $40.15  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $116.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
   
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).
)
$48,143 - $96,026  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Job Description for Flight Nurse

  • Track and document patients' condition and respond as needed.
  • Acquire and operate specialized equipment that may be required for patient transport.
  • Provide for patient care before and during transportation while maintaining all flight crew safety policies.
  • Supervise and coordinate assistants for care as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flight Nurse

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Flight Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$62,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Flight Nurse Salaries

National Average
$62,000
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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