A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $30.54 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Cardiology and Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU).

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MEDIAN: $62,054
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MEDIAN: $30
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Salary
$62,054  
   
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$54,603 - $92,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$26.77 - $38.79  
   
Overtime
$40.98  
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$54,603 - $92,093  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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

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Experience Affects Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 29%

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
up arrow 15%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Neuroscience
up arrow 6%

Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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