Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salary

Most Neonatal Nurses in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $28.79 per hour. Job satisfaction for Neonatal Nurses is high. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,453 - $93,316
$39K
$60K
$93K
MEDIAN: $60,183
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50%
90%

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$15.38 - $40.45
$15
$29
$40
MEDIAN: $28.75
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$0$93K
Salary $39,453 - $93,316
Bonus $300.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,127 - $92,834
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $15.38 - $40.45
Overtime $1.81 - $61.36
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $300.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,127 - $92,834
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

The main responsibility of a neonatal nurse is to assist mothers with the birth and post-birth of their child. On a day to day basis, a neonatal nurse is required to perform the following responsibilities: performing professional nursing duties, testing cognitive skills on newborn babies, performing neonatal tests throughout pregnancy, helping patients select an effective plan of care, and taking care of patients.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Neonatal Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Neonatal Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 89 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neonatal Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Neonatal Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 20 salaries. A Neonatal Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Neonatal Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Neonatal Nurse (RN) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲26%


National Average
$61,000

Nursery
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%