Entry-Level Nursing Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Nursing Manager earns an average salary of $75,221 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Surgery, and Telemetry.

$58,674 - $101,714
$59K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,221
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$23.36 - $46.37
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$33
$46
MEDIAN: $32.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,674 - $101,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,775  
Commission
$1,600  
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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$55,219 - $100,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 395
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.36 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$32.30 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
Commission
$1,600  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,775  
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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$55,219 - $100,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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Nursing Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nursing Manager in New Lenox:
"Negotiate the salary."
Your main role is to mentor and support staff. Helping them feel confident and secure helps them focus on patient care and becoming the best they can become.

Nursing Manager in Plymouth:
"Buy a hat box, grow down feathers, and take notes!"
As a Nurse Manager you will be required to wear many hats throughout the day. You will be dealing with patients, staff, and families. Nursing is a sacrificial position. You probably chose nursing because you are answering a call to serve and take care of people. Wonderful! If you are impatient, have an aversion to bad smells, and expect a "thank you" every day, chose another profession. It is rewarding in the sense that you are making a difference in a person's life. You will teach, mentor, advocate, and delegate. Hone your PR skills because you will also, many times, be involved in family situations that you wished didn't come your way. But it will! Listen, listen, listen. Think outside the box and sharpen your assessment and planning skills. Most of all , lead by example! Get down in the trenches. Don't just talk about a plan but do, show, co-create with staff and build teamwork and morale. This will be your best ally!

Nursing Manager in Lumberton:
"Management Changes."
When management changes what effects will be seen for the managers in roles already assigned?

Nursing Manager in Rockwall:
"Nurse educator, quality assurance, working on my Master's."
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Key Stats for Nursing Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲14%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▲14%

Surgery
▲11%

Telemetry
▲10%

Critical Care
▲9%

Acute Care
▲6%

Medicine / Surgery
▲6%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲4%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲4%

Leadership
▲1%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Quality Improvement / QA
▼3%

Case Management
▼3%

Psychiatric
▼5%

Geriatrics
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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