Nursing Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Nursing Manager is $80,070 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Nursing Manager Total Pay (?
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$57,681 - $106,530
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MEDIAN: $80,069
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Nursing Manager Total Pay (?
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$22.86 - $46.80
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,681 - $106,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,764  
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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$55,608 - $105,667  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.86 - $46.80  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $58.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,764  
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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$55,608 - $105,667  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,333
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Job Description for Nursing Manager
Nursing managers' responsibilities involve the supervision and management of staff, facilities and/or other areas providing direct or indirect health services. Nursing managers are people who strong leadership, communication and supervisory skills because they direct, motivate, oversee and evaluate nursing staffs. They work with staff, other supervisors and sometimes patients. They can also plan and implement programs at their place of employment.
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Nursing Manager Tasks
  • Develop systems to improve and support patient care.
  • Implement programs for staff development.
  • Manage staffing and patient flow while insuring care and regulatory standards.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Boston
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Baltimore
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Seattle
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Houston
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Cleveland
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National Average
$80,000
Chicago
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Portland
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Nursing Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Nursing Manager?
Nursing Manager in Baltimore:
"Diversity Of Job Duties."
Pros: Developing staff, project management, quality improvement and academic excellence.
Cons: Complainers, people that do not see the big picture and the financial constraints (not able to properly staff).
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Experience Affects Nursing Manager Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries

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National Average
$80,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 244 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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