The average rate for a Public Health Nurse is $25.55 per hour.
Public Health Nurse Total Pay (?
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$39,195 - $72,811
(Median)
39K
60K
73K
MEDIAN: $49,358
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90%
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Public Health Nurse Total Pay (?
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$19.27 - $36.70
(Median)
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26
31
37
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,195 - $72,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
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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$39,803 - $78,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $36.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $62.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
   
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).
)
$39,803 - $78,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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Job Description for Public Health Nurse
  • Document interactions, consent and historical data in an electronic record.
  • Educate patients and administer treatments.
  • Provide referrals and connect patients to support services.
  • Assess patients, make health judgments and suggest treatment plans.
  • Visit patients at home to conduct evaluations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Nurse
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Public Health Nurse Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$52,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Public Health Nurse Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 10%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%
National Average
$52,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Public Health
up arrow 2%
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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