Pediatric Nurse Salary

A Pediatric Nurse earns an average wage of $25.91 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.

$33,061 - $83,767
$33K
$55K
$84K
MEDIAN: $55,161
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90%

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$18.51 - $37.80
$19
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $25.91
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,061 - $83,767  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$25.34 - $8,778  
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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$36,444 - $83,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.51 - $37.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93  
Overtime
$14.54 - $62.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.34 - $8,778  
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).
)
$36,444 - $83,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235

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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

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

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Key Stats for Pediatric Nurse

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$55,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
▲37%

Acute Care
▲7%



Nursery
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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