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Average Flight Nurse Hourly Pay

$32.47
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$1,900
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The average hourly pay for a Flight Nurse is $32.47.
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$25.50
MEDIAN
$32.47
90%
$44.72
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$26 - $45
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$258 - $19,392
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$54,462 - $99,430
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What Do Flight Nurses Do?

Flight Nurse Tasks
  • Provide for patient care before and during transportation while maintaining all flight crew safety policies.
  • Supervise and coordinate assistants for care as needed.
  • Track and document patients' condition and respond as needed.
  • Acquire and operate specialized equipment that may be required for patient transport.

Job Satisfaction for Flight Nurse

4.2 out of 5
(34)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Flight Nurse

The top respondents for the job title Flight Nurse are from the companies UC Health, Air Methods Corporation and Air-Evac Lifeteam. Reported salaries are highest at UC Health where the average pay is $45.38. Air Methods Corporation pays the lowest at around $29.32.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Flight Nurses?

Skills in Critical Care, Flight Nurse, Trauma and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Flight Nursing and Emergency/Trauma.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Flight Nurses?

An entry-level Flight Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.76 based on 5 salaries. An early career Flight Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.71 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Flight Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.66 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Flight Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.46 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $40.
Employees with Flight Nurse in their job title in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (26.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (18.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 191 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
27.7%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
22.0%