The average salary for a Clinical Nurse Manager is $78,381.
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Job Description for Clinical Nurse Manager
A clinical nurse manager is a higher-level, managerial position in a hospital. You are no longer performing numerous shifts taking care of patients, but you are involved more in the coordination of nurses and in hospital management. You are responsible for creating schedules for the nurses working underneath you, in addition to fielding complaints and questions from any of them. You will also be involved working with other clinical managers, in order to put new policies in place that improve pat…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Nurse Manager
The top respondents for the job title Clinical Nurse Manager are from the companies Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., DaVita Inc. and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Fresenius Medical Care North America where the average pay is $87,671. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCA, Inc. and DaVita Inc., earning around $81,558 and $80,862, respectively. Dialysis Clinics, Inc. pays the lowest at around $73,497. Kindred Healthcare and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,845 and $78,805, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Clinical Nurse Manager
Medicine / Surgery
Quality Improvement / QA
Home Health/Home Care
Skills in Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care and Case Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nurse Manager
An entry-level Clinical Nurse Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,000 based on 68 salaries. An early career Clinical Nurse Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,537 based on 794 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Nurse Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,510 based on 979 salaries. An experienced Clinical Nurse Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,165 based on 1,275 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,654.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Clinical Nurse Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (31.8% more) and Denver, Colorado (17.7% more).
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