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Nurse Private Duty Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Nurse Private Dutys in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $21.18 per hour. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. One-eighth receive medical and dental insurance and less than one in ten get vision insurance.
Nurse Private Duty Salary (?
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$14,597 - $98,633
(Median)
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34K
60K
99K
MEDIAN: $33,600
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Nurse Private Duty Salary (?
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$12.91 - $36.03
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$14,597 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
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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$24,775 - $79,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $36.03  
   
Overtime
$2.00 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
   
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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$24,775 - $79,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Nurse Private Duty

A private duty nurse is a person who cares for a patient inside the comfort of their own home. This is a position which will work primarily indoors. While minimal travel may be required within the position itself, this is all depending on the patient and their needs. A private duty nurse will typically hold a regular work schedule, though extended hours and overnight shifts will be required of many private duty nurses. While this type of nurse can work amongst a team of other nurses, this person will typically work independently. A private duty nurse will typically hold a registered nursing degree or licensed practical nursing degree.
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Nurse Private Duty Tasks
  • Monitor health and behavior.
  • Assist with daily living activities.
  • Provide medical care to clients in private or home settings.
  • Administer medication.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Private Duty

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average inexperienced worker earns $41K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. Nurse Private Dutys with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Nurse Private Dutys report making only $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Nurse Private Duty Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$46,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 84%