A Wound Care Nurse earns an average wage of $27.87 per hour.
Wound Care Nurse Total Pay (?
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$48,479 - $87,586
(Median)
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76K
88K
MEDIAN: $64,819
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Wound Care Nurse Total Pay (?
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$19.22 - $37.26
(Median)
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28
33
37
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,479 - $87,586  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,553  
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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$43,094 - $82,603  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.22 - $37.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,553  
   
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).
)
$43,094 - $82,603  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Job Description for Wound Care Nurse
  • Document patient interactions, discharge summaries, orders and other data.
  • Develop and explain treatment plans, including medications and discharge plans.
  • Examine patients and wounds, obtaining health history and ordering testing if merited.
  • Apply and remove dressings, clean wounds and interpret test results.
Pay by Experience Level for Wound Care Nurse
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Wound Care Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 25%
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