Office Nurse Salary

Women account for the majority of Office Nurses in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $20.51 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by roughly one in three. Most Office Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,769 - $65,000

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$15.24 - $29.52

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,769 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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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$32,056 - $62,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $29.52  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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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$32,056 - $62,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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As Office Nurses transition into upper-level roles like Licensed Vocational Nurses, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Licensed Vocational Nurses earn the same amount as Office Nurses on average.

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Popular Skills for Office Nurse


Job skills reported by Office Nurses are limited. Most notably, skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, Medicine / Surgery, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Medicine / Surgery, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. A tool kit that includes Microsoft Word also typically contains Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Office Nurse

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


Office Nurses with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $42K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $45K. Office Nurses see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Office Nurse with more than 20 years of experience can earn $46K on average.

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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

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$44,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 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: 45%
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