School Nurse Salary (United States)

The average salary for a School Nurse is $39,826 per year. A skill in Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$22,397 - $60,634
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,825
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School Nurse Total Pay (?
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$14.35 - $30.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,397 - $60,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$24,134 - $61,983  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $30.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$24,134 - $61,983  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 455
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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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects School Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect School Nurse Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 12%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%
National Average
$42,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%
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
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 29%
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