Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Charge Nurse (RN) is $36.01
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (RN)s?
An early career Charge Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33.06 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Charge Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.60 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 …Read more
What Do Charge Nurse (RN)s Do?
A charge nurse most often works in a hospital or a similar health-care environments such as nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. A charge nurse is effectively the manager of the department or hospital unit to which they are assigned. Common duties include overseeing operations, monitoring admissions and discharges, and directing and overseeing the activities of the nursing and support staff. A charge nurse also often is responsible for direct patient charge, as well as any …Read more