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Office Nurse Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Office Nurses in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $20.18 per hour. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, over one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Office Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Office Nurse Salary (?
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$30,913 - $60,622
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MEDIAN: $44,367
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Office Nurse Salary (?
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$14.80 - $27.70
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,913 - $60,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,436  
Profit Sharing
$1,757 - $3,600  
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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$31,348 - $59,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $40.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,436  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,757 - $3,600  
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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$31,348 - $59,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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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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As Office Nurses make advancements in their career path, typically to roles like Licensed Practical Nurse, salaries may go down. On average, Licensed Practical Nurses make $37K per year.

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Popular Skills for Office Nurse

Office Nurses report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Medicine / Surgery, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Nurse

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $42K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $44K. Office Nurses see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Office Nurses with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $44K. Office Nurses with more than 20 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with one to 10 years and 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Office Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Office Nurse Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$43,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 44%