Occupational Health Nurse Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Occupational Health Nurse is $65,705 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Occupational Health Nurse Salary (?
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$48,957 - $81,022
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,705
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Occupational Health Nurse Salary (?
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$20.44 - $37.48
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$48,957 - $81,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
Profit Sharing
$89.30 - $2,081  
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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$46,978 - $81,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.44 - $37.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$89.30 - $2,081  
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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$46,978 - $81,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Occupational Health Nurse

Many professions carry a certain level of risk to the health or safety of employees. Because of legal requirements and to ensure optimal productivity, employers must take steps to minimize risk to employees and have a system to assist employees in case of an incident. Occupational health nurses are registered nurses that help maintain the health and safety of their organization's workforce through several main methods. They monitor the health status of employee (both generally and related to specific job-related risks) and assist the employee in the event of an accident or illness. They also take a proactive and preventive approach to health and safety by developing preventative programs to educate employees on health and safety risks and inform them of relevant services.
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Occupational Health Nurse Tasks
  • Provide patient care and health assessment for monitoring and emergency situations.
  • Participate in regulatory and organizational audits and health and safety committees.
  • Evaluate, assess, and develop care plans for work-related health events.
  • Evaluate claims and process paperwork around modified or reduced duties.

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Nurse

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Experience Affects Occupational Health Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$65,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Nurse Salaries

Occupational Health
0%
National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%