Public Health Nurse Salary

A Public Health Nurse earns an average salary of $50,212 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$39,910 - $77,387
(Median)
$40K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,212
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.80 - $36.54
(Median)
$20
$27
$37
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,910 - $77,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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).
)
$40,430 - $77,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$19.80 - $36.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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).
)
$40,430 - $77,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Public Health Nurse

A public health nurse holds a specialty position in nursing that is involved less in the day-to-day care of patients and more in education of individuals, families, groups, and communities regarding health and risk factors. The public health nurse typically works for a larger health care provider, or they may work as part of a government agency. They work to not only educate groups about physical and mental health, but also work to identify potential at-risk individuals or groups to reach out to and advocate for.

Read More...

Public Health Nurse Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Public Health Nurse


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Public Health Nurse Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Public Health Nurse

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Nurse

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

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Public Health Nurse Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Public Health Nurse Salaries


Public Health
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%
ADVERTISEMENT