The average pay for a PICC Line Nurse is $32.21 per hour.

$51,521 - $101,681
(Median)
$52K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,148
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$24.35 - $44.38
(Median)
$24
$32
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,521 - $101,681  
   
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$51,790 - $98,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$24.35 - $44.38  
   
Overtime
$29.09 - $71.39  
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$51,790 - $98,921  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for PICC Line Nurse

Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) are soft, flexible tubes that allow the administration of important drugs and medications into the bloodstream for long-term care. Known as PICCs, a PICC line nurse is a specially-certified and accredited registered nurse who is allowed to insert these tubes into patients. It is an intricate and involved process that may involve using ultrasound and other radiological imaging to ensure that the catheter line is inserted properly and safely delivering medicine to the patient.

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PICC Line Nurse Tasks

  • Discuss with patients the risks and purpose of PICC line placement, as well as homecare.
  • Perform IV insertions and maintain catheters.
  • Insert central lines, evaluate placement, and monitor vascular access device (VAD) sites on a daily basis.
  • Educate nursing staff on PICC line placement.

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Pay by Experience Level for PICC Line Nurse

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

PICC Line Nurse Reviews

What is it like working as a PICC Line Nurse?

PICC Line Nurse in Cleveland:
"Great RN specialty."
Pros: I like the challenge. The charting is focused. The job is always a bit different each day. The high level of professionalism.
Cons: Politics.

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Experience Affects PICC Line Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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