Average Neonatal Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Neonatal Nurse (RN) is $31.88.
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $46
$24 - $10,000
Total Pay
$42,597 - $100,668

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Job Description for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Neonatal Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Deliver patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnoses.
  • Document patient's status according to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assess patient's condition, including biophysical, psychosocial, age specific needs, and safety needs.

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Popular Skills for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Skills in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Nursery and Neonatology are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

An entry-level Neonatal Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.10 based on 29 salaries. An early career Neonatal Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.44 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Neonatal Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.24 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Neonatal Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.28 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Neonatal Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 41.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (26.5% more) and Houston, Texas (1.7% more).

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