Average Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Salary

$133,204
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$94k
MEDIAN
$133k
90%
$204k

The average salary for a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is $133,204

Base Salary
$94k - $204k
Bonus
$4k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $25k
Total Pay
$93k - $220k
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What Do Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)s Do?

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Tasks
  • Direct nursing services at a healthcare facility, monitor the quality of service, and supervise nursing managers.
  • Provide feedback to healthcare facility administration on policies and procedures.
  • Act as a liaison between facility management and nursing staff to establish strong channels for communication.
  • Maintain compliance with government and facility regulations and educate employees on new and changing requirements.
  • Oversee the operation of administrative departments such as medical records and transcription.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
83.2%
Male
16.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 370 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

77%

Vision

73%

None

17%