Wound Care Nurse Salary (United States)

A Wound Care Nurse earns an average wage of $27.71 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Wound Care Nurse Salary (?
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$45,035 - $88,852
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67,301
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Wound Care Nurse Salary (?
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$19.56 - $37.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,035 - $88,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$44,044 - $82,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.56 - $37.62  
   
Overtime
$10.50 - $50.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$44,044 - $82,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Wound Care Nurse

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Experience Affects Wound Care Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 21%