$126,631
Avg. Salary
$48.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$12,126

Bonus

$4,966

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is $48.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is $126,631 per year.

$35.70
10%
$48.42
50%
$95.16
90%
MEDIAN $48.42
$89k
10%
$127k
50%
$198k
90%
MEDIAN $126,631
$89,303 - $197,741
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MEDIAN: $126,631
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90%

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$35.70 - $95.16
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$0$208K
Salary $89,303 - $197,741
Bonus $9.93 - $34,914
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,832
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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$88,451 - $208,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,294
Hourly Data $0$95
Hourly Rate $35.70 - $95.16
Overtime $44.44
Annual Data $0$208K
Bonus $9.93 - $34,914
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,832
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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$88,451 - $208,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

Job Description for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Chief nursing officers (CNOs) are responsible for directing nursing activities according to existing hospital procedures. They follow strict safety policies to ensure adequate patient care and collaborate with hospital leadership to design innovative patient care strategies. One of the CNO's main duties includes effectively manage staff levels on any given shift, including developing and deploying strategies in case of emergencies. CNOs also handle budget responsibilities and plan for purchasing supplies and equipment as company resources allow.

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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.

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Pay By Employer

$0$222K

$109,782

$107,442

$104,890

$111,682

HCA, Inc.
10 profiles
$142,456

$157,440

Common Career Paths for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)


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Chief Nursing Officers who go on to become Chief Executive Officers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Chief Executive Officers is $170K annually.

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)


Survey results suggest that Chief Nursing Officers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Budget Management, Leadership, and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Clinical Supervision. Most people familiar with Leadership also know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 273 salaries. A Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 302 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $129,490

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Chief Nursing Officers, 94 percent above the national average. Chief Nursing Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+44 percent), Miami (+39 percent), Chicago (+34 percent), and Philadelphia (+21 percent). Chief Nursing Officers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Chief Nursing Officers in Wichita bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Salt Lake City and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)?

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Malad City:
Pros: Close to home
Cons:

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Las Vegas:
"Very busy and diverse experence."
Pros: versatility
Cons: NA

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Indiantown:
"The difference between the status of nurses in correctional."
Carefully and silently raise the level of employee/management consciousness regarding the profession of nursing.

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Wichita Falls:
Have a strong HRD and RN supervisors.

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Wichita Falls:
Have a strong HRD and RN supervisors.

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Key Stats for Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
42%

Experience Affects Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$129,000

▼1%

▼10%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Salaries



National Average
$129,000

▼1%


People Management
▼3%

Clinical Supervision
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%