Average Mid-Career Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse Hourly Pay

$31.43
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$1,011
Bonus
$380
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse is $31.43.
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$25.40
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$43.09
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$25 - $43
Bonus
$194 - $5,152
Profit Sharing
$295 - $916
Total Pay
$52,319 - $91,801
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What Do Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurses Do?

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse Tasks
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for assigned patients in the NICU and Newborn Nursery.
  • Performs nursing care of Level II/III NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Perform neonatal assessment of Level II/III NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Meet the standards of Practice for a Level II and Level III NICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in development and implementation of policies and procedures for the NICU that guide and support the provision of services.

Popular Employer Salaries for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse

The top respondents for the job title Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse are from the companies Ascension Health, HCA, Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Children's Hospital where the average pay is $39.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCA, Inc., earning around $29.94. Ascension Health pays the lowest at around $27.63. Tenet Healthcare Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $29.42.

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What Are Popular Skills for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurses?

Skills in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care and Neonatology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Nursery.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurses?

An entry-level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.31 based on 296 salaries. An early career Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.57 based on 1,129 salaries. An experienced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.13 based on 689 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $40.
Employees with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (15.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (10.5% less) and San Antonio, Texas (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,708 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
41.7%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
21.9%