£34,357
Avg. Salary
£15.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is £15.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is £34,357 per year.

£13.81
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£21.88
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MEDIAN £15.72
£26k
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MEDIAN £34,357
£26,363 - £43,136
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MEDIAN: £34,357
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£0£43K
Salary £26,363 - £43,136
Bonus £1,017
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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£26,711 - £43,730
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 122
Hourly Data £0£30
Hourly Rate £13.81 - £21.88
Overtime £30.00
Annual Data £0£43K
Bonus £1,017
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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£26,711 - £43,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Clinical nurse specialists (CNS) are responsible for clinical care and nursing practices in a specialized unit or clinic. Clinical nurse specialists are a type of advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) with a focus on the management and improvement of nursing care and patient satisfaction within a particular clinical department such as pediatrics, emergency medicine, or oncology. They teach new techniques for patient care to nurses under their supervision, tailoring their methods according to department-specific needs. Clinical nurse specialists analyze patient results (in terms of both satisfaction and medical outcomes) and use this analysis to provide feedback and develop policies within their department. They work closely with other medical professionals to assess current patient care standards and find potential improvements. Clinical nurse specialists also provide clinical service directly to patients, giving medical assessments and nursing care.

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Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Tasks
  • Conduct research in field of specialty
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel specific patient population
  • Educate patients, community and staff
  • Maintain clinical practice and case management

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤34,000 based on 22 salaries. A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤38,000 based on 18 salaries.

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)?

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Edinburgh:
"Job satisfaction."
Pros: Patient contact
Cons: Paperwork

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Birmingham:
"Variety of patients and ethnicity."
Pros: The people I work with
Cons: The traffic

Key Stats for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
₤34,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 77%