Office Nurse Salary

Office Nurses in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $20.42 per hour. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, just over a half do receive medical benefits and close to a third have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Office Nurses is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,769 - $65,000
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,064
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$15.20 - $29.44
(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 - $2,475  
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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$32,001 - $62,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $29.44  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $43.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,475  
   
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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$32,001 - $62,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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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 tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Licensed Vocational Nurse. The two jobs pay about the same on average.

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Popular Skills for Office Nurse


Office Nurses usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, Medicine / Surgery, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Word are also skilled in Microsoft Excel. Most people experienced in Microsoft Office also 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.


Office Nurses do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Office Nurses with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary 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 31 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
22%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 44%
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