Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salary

The average rate for a Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is $29.34 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are crrt, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and ACLS.

$39,335 - $92,530
$39K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,406
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$23.12 - $43.35
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MEDIAN: $29.85
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$0$94K
Salary $39,335 - $92,530
Bonus $495.79 - $11,191
Profit Sharing $493.16
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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$48,006 - $94,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 269
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $23.12 - $43.35
Hourly Tips $3.41
Overtime $14.09 - $62.28
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $495.79 - $11,191
Profit Sharing $493.16
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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$48,006 - $94,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,596

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Job Description for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

ICU nurses work in the intensive care unit, where patients are in critical and/or rapidly worsening condition. Because of this, an ICU nurse must be even more careful and conscientious in his or her work. The patients that an ICU nurse takes care of are much more fragile than those that another type of nurse may care for. ICU nurses generally work in shifts, which are often quite long and may occur at any time of day. Any nurse needs to be alert during his or her shift, but this is especially true for an ICU nurse, since his or her patients need more immediate attention and even seconds can make a difference in patient condition.

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Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Tasks

  • Assess patient health problems and needs.
  • Administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Pay by Experience for a Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 1,037 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 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 543 salaries. An experienced Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 459 salaries. A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 251 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,767

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Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)?

Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in South Africa:
Pros: To see our patients go well out of the. .Icu.
Cons: Staff acuity. Shortage of staff.

Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in San Francisco:
Pros: Helping people.
Cons: Less nurses for more patients.

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Key Stats for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

▲27%

▲16%

▲3%

National Average
$64,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

crrt
▲41%


ACLS
▲10%

▲7%




▲2%

▲1%


National Average
$64,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Acute Care
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼4%

CCRN
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%
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