Average Dean of Nursing Salary

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The average salary for a Dean of Nursing is $118,824.
MEDIAN $118,824
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$74k - $192k
$3k - $20k
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$74k - $197k

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Career Paths

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Dean of Nursing
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Consultant, Education/Training
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Dean of Nursing

Skills in Leadership, Administration and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Program Development and Curriculum Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Dean of Nursing

An early career Dean of Nursing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,981 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Dean of Nursing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Dean of Nursing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,713 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,906.
Employees with Dean of Nursing in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 59.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (19.9% more) and San Antonio, Texas (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbia, South Carolina (18.4% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

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