The average hourly pay for a Nurse Oncology is $31.93.
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Job Description for Nurse Oncology
A nurse in the oncology field deals with the treatment of cancer patients. The nurse may assist an oncologist and other physicians in providing care to inpatients or outpatients. This job can be highly stressful, especially when working with an emergency department and/or with terminally ill patients. Chemotherapy may be carried out to the patient by the nurse, as designated by the physician. The nurse will have to administer IVs through various methods. Medication may be administered by the nur…Read more
Nurse Oncology Tasks
- Adapt and provide nursing care for patients undergoing oncology treatment and monitoring.
- Design outpatient care plans and communicate with patients and families about updates and changes.
- Educate and council patients and families on medical information and treatment details.
Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse Oncology
The top respondents for the job title Nurse Oncology are from the companies Texas Oncology.Reported salaries are highest at Texas Oncology where the average pay is $34.00. Texas Oncology pays the lowest at around $34.00.
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Popular Skills for Nurse Oncology
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Oncology, Patient Education and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Oncology
An entry-level Nurse Oncology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.06 based on 39 salaries. An early career Nurse Oncology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.49 based on 265 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Oncology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.94 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Nurse Oncology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.12 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Nurse Oncology in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (5.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.2% less).
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