Office Nurse Salary (United States)

Women make up the vast majority of Office Nurses in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $20.18 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—44 percent lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and about a third receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Office Nurses. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Office Nurse Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$30,913 - $60,622
(Median)
31K
40K
52K
61K
MEDIAN: $44,367
10%
25%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Office Nurse Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$14.80 - $27.70
(Median)
15
17
20
24
28
MEDIAN: $20
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$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).
)
$31,348 - $59,618  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $40.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$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).
)
$31,348 - $59,618  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
Is Office Nurse your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

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

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:
As Office Nurses make advancements in their career path, salaries may go down. Commonly, those in less important roles make slightly more than those in higher-end positions, such as Licensed Practical Nurse.

Office Nurse Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Office Nurse

Survey takers who work as Office Nurses typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 3 percent more than the national average, respectively. 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.
New salaries start at $42K and reach $44K in five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $45K. Unfortunately, Office Nurses with considerable experience—two decades in the field—see paychecks plunge to $44K. The largest number of Office Nurses have more than 20 years of experience, followed by those with one to 10 years. Workers who have been working for 10 to 20 years are the least common.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Office Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 3%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
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

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
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%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -