Wound Care Nurse Salary (United States)

A Wound Care Nurse earns an average wage of $27.96 per hour.
Wound Care Nurse Total Pay (?
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$43,738 - $86,476
(Median)
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86K
MEDIAN: $66,185
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Wound Care Nurse Total Pay (?
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$19.45 - $37.71
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,738 - $86,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
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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$43,299 - $82,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.45 - $37.71  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $50.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
   
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).
)
$43,299 - $82,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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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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Experience Affects Wound Care Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 23%
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