The average pay for a School Nurse is $40,317 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$23,019 - $60,501
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61K
MEDIAN: $40,316
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School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$14.38 - $30.64
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,019 - $60,501  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,026  
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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$24,643 - $61,929  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 611
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,026  
   
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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$24,643 - $61,929  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 611
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Job Description for School Nurse
  • Work with students and families on preventative and ongoing care for chronic conditions.
  • Respond to health emergencies, performing CPR or other immediate care.
  • Update and maintain student records and inventory.
  • Interact with students to identify problems and interventions.
  • Communicate with families, the government and school administration.
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Pay by Experience Level for School Nurse
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects School Nurse Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect School Nurse Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%
Medicine / Surgery
0%
Pediatrics
0%
National Average
$42,000
Geriatrics
up arrow 1%
Acute Care
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 114 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 28%
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