Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salary

Neonatal Nurses in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $29.55 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $19.73 per hour and $45.94. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,508 - $86,770
(Median)
$36K
$57K
$87K
MEDIAN: $57,475
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90%

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$19.73 - $45.94
(Median)
$20
$30
$46
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$35,508 - $86,770  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Total Pay (?
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$39,978 - $99,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $45.94  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $74.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
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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$39,978 - $99,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Job Description for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

The main responsibility of a neonatal nurse is to assist mothers with the birth and post-birth of their child. On a day to day basis, a neonatal nurse is required to perform the following responsibilities: performing professional nursing duties, testing cognitive skills on newborn babies, performing neonatal tests throughout pregnancy, helping patients select an effective plan of care, and taking care of patients.

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Neonatal Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Document patient's status according to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assess patient's condition, including biophysical, psychosocial, age specific needs, and safety needs.
  • Deliver patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnoses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $55K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $62K. Neonatal Nurses claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $71K on average.

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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 17%
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