Pediatric Nurse Salary (United States)

A Pediatric Nurse earns an average wage of $24.73 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Pediatric Nurse Total Pay (?
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$29,512 - $81,543
(Median)
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65K
82K
MEDIAN: $50,597
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Pediatric Nurse Total Pay (?
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$15.08 - $36.29
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,512 - $81,543  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,915  
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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$31,490 - $80,719  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $36.29  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $60.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,915  
   
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).
)
$31,490 - $80,719  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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Job Description for Pediatric Nurse
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, treatments, and interventions.
  • Set up, troubleshoot, and calibrate medical equipment for patient care.
  • Assess, diagnose, and undertake interventions to improve the health of patients.
  • Perform physical therapy, change dressings, or perform other clinical care.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Nurse
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
0%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%
Acute Care
0%
National Average
$52,000
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 1%
Nursery
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 48 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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