$83,225
Avg. Salary
$35.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,414

Profit Sharing

$1,011

Commission

$1,100

The average pay for a Nursing Manager is $35.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Nursing Manager is $83,225 per year.

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MEDIAN $83,225
$61,921 - $114,447
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$25.73 - $50.72
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$0$114K
Salary $61,921 - $114,447
Bonus $0.00 - $9,949
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,825
Commission $1,100
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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$60,171 - $114,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,174
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $25.73 - $50.72
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $20.64 - $67.62
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,949
Commission $1,100
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,825
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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$60,171 - $114,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,007

Job Description for Nursing Manager

Most of the time, nursing managers work for hospitals or medical clinics. They are responsible for supervising a nursing crew. They must make sure that the nurses working under them provide excellent nursing care.

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Nursing Manager Tasks

  • Manage staffing and patient flow while insuring care and regulatory standards.
  • Implement programs for staff development.
  • Develop systems to improve and support patient care.

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Popular Skills for Nursing Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Manager

Pay by Experience for a Nursing Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursing Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 585 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursing Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 630 salaries. An experienced Nursing Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 787 salaries. A Nursing Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 589 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,231

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Nursing Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nursing Manager?

Nursing Manager in Bowler:
Pros: Autonomy, freedom, decision making.
Cons: Support.

Nursing Manager in Page:
"Business applications."
The home health industry is in a crisis and if your wanting to earn a decent pay for being an experienced nurse of 15 years or more you need to go elsewhere. The hours are long, the work is now EMR centered and takes to much time away from patient centered care unless you want to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. The perks are few depending on the size of the company you work for. The larger the company the more you lose out on comradery and peership with other professionals.

Nursing Manager in Houston:
Pros: The patient population.
Cons: More work to be done for less pay.

Nursing Manager in Bakersfield:
"Managing every aspect of my assigned area."
Pros: Helping people, both nurses and patients. Working on solving complex problems and issues. Creating and refining new processes for the benefit of staff and patient.
Cons: Extremely challenging, difficult to maintain work life balance, job is very stressful.

Nursing Manager in Plymouth:
"Buy a hat box, grow down feathers, and take notes!"
As a Nurse Manager you will be required to wear many hats throughout the day. You will be dealing with patients, staff, and families. Nursing is a sacrificial position. You probably chose nursing because you are answering a call to serve and take care of people. Wonderful! If you are impatient, have an aversion to bad smells, and expect a "thank you" every day, chose another profession. It is rewarding in the sense that you are making a difference in a person's life. You will teach, mentor, advocate, and delegate. Hone your PR skills because you will also, many times, be involved in family situations that you wished didn't come your way. But it will! Listen, listen, listen. Think outside the box and sharpen your assessment and planning skills. Most of all , lead by example! Get down in the trenches. Don't just talk about a plan but do, show, co-create with staff and build teamwork and morale. This will be your best ally!

Nursing Manager in Lumberton:
"Management Changes."
When management changes what effects will be seen for the managers in roles already assigned?

Nursing Manager in Baltimore:
"Diversity Of Job Duties."
Pros: Developing staff, project management, quality improvement and academic excellence.
Cons: Complainers, people that do not see the big picture and the financial constraints (not able to properly staff).

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Key Stats for Nursing Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 478 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Nursing Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$82,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries





▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

Quality Improvement / QA
▼1%



▼2%


▼8%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 478 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%