Office Nurse Salary

Office Nurses in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $20.48 per hour. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little over a half and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-third. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,769 - $65,000
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,064
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$15.13 - $29.39
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,769 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,537  
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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$31,868 - $62,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $29.39  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $43.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,537  
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).
)
$31,868 - $62,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Job Description for Office Nurse

  • Perform routine patient procedures such as obtaining throat cultures, preparing for and/or providing vaccines, injections, etc.
  • Obtain specimens for testing, conduct select routine laboratory tests and record results.
  • Contact appropriate personnel to order routine supplies, obtain patient medical records and order tests.
  • Assist physician in conducting patient examinations and providing routine treatments. .
  • Act as resource for LPN's and other clinical staff on more complex patient issues and assist them on more complicated patient procedures.

Common Career Paths for Office Nurse


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Office Nurses may not see large compensation differences if they transition into an upper-level role such as Licensed Vocational Nurse. Licensed Vocational Nurses on average make about as much as Office Nurses do.

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Popular Skills for Office Nurse


Office Nurses seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, Medicine / Surgery, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office. A tool kit that includes Microsoft Word also typically contains Microsoft Excel. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Medicine / Surgery, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Nurse

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $45K. On average, Office Nurses make $44K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $46K.

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Experience Affects Office Nurse Salaries


Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Office Nurse Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$44,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 44%
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