School Nurse Salary (United States)

The average salary for a School Nurse is $39,754 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Psychiatric, and Case Management.
School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$22,347 - $60,425
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MEDIAN: $39,754
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School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$14.32 - $30.66
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,347 - $60,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,981  
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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$24,219 - $61,816  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $30.66  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,981  
   
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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$24,219 - $61,816  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 492
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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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Experience Affects School Nurse Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect School Nurse Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 16%
Psychiatric
up arrow 13%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%
Medicine / Surgery
0%
Geriatrics
0%
National Average
$41,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Nursery
up arrow 1%
Acute Care
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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