The average hourly pay for a Nurse Private Duty is $23.73.
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Job Description for Nurse Private Duty
A private duty nurse is a person who cares for a patient inside the comfort of their own home. This is a position which will work primarily indoors. While minimal travel may be required within the position itself, this is all depending on the patient and their needs. A private duty nurse will typically hold a regular work schedule, though extended hours and overnight shifts will be required of many private duty nurses. While this type of nurse can work amongst a team of other nurses, this per…Read more
Nurse Private Duty Tasks
- Provide medical care to clients in private or home settings.
- Administer medication.
- Monitor health and behavior.
- Assist with daily living activities.
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Skills in Geriatrics and Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hospice Care, Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Private Duty
An entry-level Nurse Private Duty with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.12 based on 9 salaries. An early career Nurse Private Duty with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.07 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Private Duty with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.70 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Nurse Private Duty with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.62 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Employees with Nurse Private Duty in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 85.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (17.8% more) and Denver, Colorado (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (3.1% less).
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