Nursing Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Nursing Manager is $79,927 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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$57,651 - $106,755
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MEDIAN: $79,927
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Nursing Manager Total Pay (?
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$23.61 - $47.25
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,651 - $106,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,302  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,122  
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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$55,843 - $106,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.61 - $47.25  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $58.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,302  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,122  
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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$55,843 - $106,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,453
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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.

Common Career Paths for Nursing Manager

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Manager

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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Atlanta
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Cleveland
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Orlando
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Chicago
0%
National Average
$79,000
Denver
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Portland
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St. Louis
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Rochester
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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).

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Nursing Manager Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries

Pediatrics
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Telemetry
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Acute Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Medicine / Surgery
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Nursery
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Dialysis
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National Average
$79,000
Quality Improvement / QA
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 256 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
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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