Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salary

Neonatal Nurses in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $28.77 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part.

$35,895 - $88,435
$36K
$59K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,116
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$15.24 - $40.40
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MEDIAN: $28.77
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,895 - $88,435  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$40,441 - $87,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $40.40  
   
Overtime
$2.03 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800  
   
Total Pay (?
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$40,441 - $87,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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

  • 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.
  • Document patient's status according to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assess patient's condition, including biophysical, psychosocial, age specific needs, and safety needs.

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $56K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $65K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Neonatal Nurses make a median salary of $62K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $64K.

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Key Stats for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲27%


National Average
$60,000

Nursery
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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