A Pediatric Nurse earns an average wage of $24.82 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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$20,228 - $77,983
(Median)
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35K
49K
60K
78K
MEDIAN: $49,383
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Pediatric Nurse Total Pay (?
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$14.96 - $36.42
(Median)
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29
36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$20,228 - $77,983  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$30,075 - $79,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.96 - $36.42  
   
Overtime
$8.00 - $60.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$30,075 - $79,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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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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Popular Skills for Pediatric Nurse
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 22%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
0%
Pediatrics
0%
National Average
$52,000
Nursery
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 45 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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