Nursing Manager Salary

The average salary for a Nursing Manager is $82,713 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$60,998 - $113,384
$61K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,713
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90%

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$25.34 - $50.29
$25
$36
$50
MEDIAN: $35.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,998 - $113,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,750  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
Commission
$200.00  
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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$59,239 - $113,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,709
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $50.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$28.36 - $67.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,750  
   
Commission
$200.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$59,239 - $113,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 546

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Job Description for Nursing Manager

Most of the time, nursing managers work for hospitals or medical clinics. They are responsible for supervising a nursing crew. They must make sure that the nurses working under them provide excellent nursing care.

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Nursing Manager Tasks

  • Manage staffing and patient flow while insuring care and regulatory standards.
  • Implement programs for staff development.
  • Develop systems to improve and support patient care.

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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

National Average: $81,763

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Nursing Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nursing Manager?

Nursing Manager in Bakersfield:
"Managing every aspect of my assigned area."
Pros: Helping people, both nurses and patients. Working on solving complex problems and issues. Creating and refining new processes for the benefit of staff and patient.
Cons: Extremely challenging, difficult to maintain work life balance, job is very stressful.

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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Key Stats for Nursing Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Nursing Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

▼3%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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