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Pediatric Nurse Salary

A Pediatric Nurse earns an average wage of $25.15 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$30,304 - $96,737
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,411
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$15.20 - $35.84
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,304 - $96,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,832  
Profit Sharing
$33.00 - $2,000  
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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$32,266 - $80,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $35.84  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $60.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$33.00 - $2,000  
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).
)
$32,266 - $80,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
United States (change)

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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Pediatric Nurse


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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 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Nursery
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
0%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
0%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%