Pediatric Nurse Salary

A Pediatric Nurse earns an average wage of $25.88 per hour. A skill in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$31,690 - $83,274
$32K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,966
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$18.57 - $37.04
$19
$26
$37
MEDIAN: $25.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,690 - $83,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$4.70 - $7,440  
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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$36,492 - $81,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.57 - $37.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93  
Overtime
$14.00 - $55.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.70 - $7,440  
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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$36,492 - $81,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 259

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Job Description for Pediatric Nurse

A pediatric nurse is a registered nurse (RN) who is responsible for the medical needs, care, and treatment of children from birth through adolescence. Naturally, this position can be found in a variety of health care environments, from clinics and doctor’s offices to hospitals. A pediatric nurse may specialize in a particular area, such as cardiology, endocrinology, neonatalology, trauma, etc. The hours for a pediatric nurse can vary greatly, as hospitals do not close, and they generally work on teams.

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Pediatric Nurse Tasks

  • Assess, diagnose, and undertake interventions to improve the health of patients.
  • Perform physical therapy, change dressings, or perform other clinical care.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, treatments, and interventions.
  • Set up, troubleshoot, and calibrate medical equipment for patient care.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Pediatric Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Pediatric Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 225 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pediatric Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Pediatric Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 61 salaries. A Pediatric Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 32 salaries.

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Key Stats for Pediatric Nurse

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
$55,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
▲38%


▲9%


▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%
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