Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salary

Most Neonatal Nurses in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $28.29 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Neonatal Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$36,065 - $88,228
$36K
$59K
$88K
MEDIAN: $58,568
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $40.10
$15
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $28.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,065 - $88,228  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$40,237 - $86,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $40.10  
   
Overtime
$2.03 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$40,237 - $86,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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)

Pay by Experience for a Neonatal Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Neonatal Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 89 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neonatal Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Neonatal Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 20 salaries. A Neonatal Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲28%


National Average
$60,000

Nursery
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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