Nurse Private Duty Salary

Women account for the majority of Private Duty Nurses in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $23.61 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over one in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about one in six collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$22,413 - $119,195
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$43K
$120K
MEDIAN: $43,325
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$14.99 - $39.95
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MEDIAN: $23.61
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$0$119K
Salary $22,413 - $119,195
Bonus $2,000
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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$30,804 - $83,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.99 - $39.95
Hourly Tips $3.61
Overtime $11.91 - $44.31
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $2,000
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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$30,804 - $83,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

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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

  • Provide medical care to clients in private or home settings.
  • Administer medication.
  • Monitor health and behavior.
  • Assist with daily living activities.

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Popular Skills for Nurse Private Duty


Private Duty Nurses usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Hospice Care, Geriatrics, Home Health/Home Care, and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Pediatrics, Home Health/Home Care, and Geriatrics. Geriatrics and Home Health/Home Care are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Private Duty

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Private Duty has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Private Duty with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Private Duty with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Nurse Private Duty which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 64 salaries. A Nurse Private Duty with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 86 salaries.

Nurse Private Duty Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Nurse Private Duty?

Nurse Private Duty in Beaver:
Be independent and don't be afraid to ask for help when needed, especially if it deals with the care and well being of your patient. Assessment skills and experience a must.

Nurse Private Duty in Midland:
"Hospital work load."
To study hard to be prepared for the real world.

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Key Stats for Nurse Private Duty

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Nurse Private Duty Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
▼2%

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Nurse Private Duty Salaries

Hospice Care
▲5%

National Average
$49,000

Geriatrics
▼6%


Pediatrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 76%
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