Pediatric Nurse Salary

The average rate for a Pediatric Nurse is $25.69 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Nursery and Acute Care. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$33,583 - $82,938
(Median)
$34K
$52K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,455
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$17.33 - $38.70
(Median)
$17
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,583 - $82,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
Profit Sharing
$24.24 - $11,899  
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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$35,397 - $83,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $38.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$116.38  
Overtime
$14.33 - $60.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$24.24 - $11,899  
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).
)
$35,397 - $83,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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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

  • 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


Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Pediatric Nurse Salaries

Nursery
up arrow 13%

Acute Care
up arrow 10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 7%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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