The average salary for a Staff Nurse in India is Rs 246,289.
MEDIAN Rs 246,289
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Job Description for Staff Nurse
Staff nurses generally work in hospitals and long-term care facilities. These nurses may carry out assessments of patients and administer care and medications as needed, and must also keep notes regarding patients' care and development. They may also create discharge plans for individual patients. Staff nurses are often in charge of managing groups of nursing attendants and may schedule their shifts and delegate tasks. Strong communication skills are important in order to work well with nursin…Read more
Staff Nurse Tasks
- Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
- Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Nurse
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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Medicine / Surgery
Emergency Room (ER)
Skills in Medicine / Surgery, Emergency Room (ER) and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse
An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 200,113 based on 125 salaries. An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 218,115 based on 345 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 293,198 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 407,791 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 675,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 50.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New Delhi, Delhi (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (3.7% less), Bangalore, Karnataka (2.7% less) and Delhi, Delhi (1.7% less).
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