The average hourly pay for a Critical Care Nurse is $33.53.
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Skills in Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Cardiology, Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and Telemetry are correlated to pay that is above average.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Critical Care Nurses?
An entry-level Critical Care Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.46 based on 16 salaries. An early career Critical Care Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.76 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Critical Care Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.57 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Critical Care Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.63 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.5% less), San Antonio, Texas (14.0% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (7.6% less).
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