The average hourly pay for a Public Health Nurse in Canada is C$40.18.
Is Public Health Nurse your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
C$30 - C$46
C$0 - C$2,000
C$62,615 - C$95,779
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Public Health Nurse
A public health nurse holds a specialty position in nursing that is involved less in the day-to-day care of patients and more in education of individuals, families, groups, and communities regarding health and risk factors. The public health nurse typically works for a larger health care provider, or they may work as part of a government agency. They work to not only educate groups about physical and mental health, but also work to identify potential at-risk individuals or groups to reach out to…Read more
Public Health Nurse Tasks
- Assess patients, make health judgments and suggest treatment plans.
- Visit patients at home to conduct evaluations.
- Provide referrals and connect patients to support services.
- Document interactions, consent and historical data in an electronic record.
- Educate patients and administer treatments.
Job Satisfaction for Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Public Health Nurse
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Community Health and Public Health.
Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Nurse
An early career Public Health Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38.20 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Public Health Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Public Health Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40.49 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$43.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
C$16 - C$40
C$26 - C$44
C$19 - C$34
C$16 - C$36
C$14 - C$31
C$14 - C$28
C$20 - C$29
C$23 - C$45
C$16 - C$27
C$18 - C$29