$82,886
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,034

Profit Sharing

$994

Commission

$1,100
The average salary for a Nursing Manager is $83,048 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$61,270 - $114,009
$61K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,886
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50%
90%

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$25.58 - $50.42
$26
$36
$50
MEDIAN: $35.82
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$0$114K
Salary $61,270 - $114,009
Bonus $0.00 - $9,849
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,839
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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$59,824 - $113,499
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,229
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $25.58 - $50.42
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $21.75 - $67.02
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,849
Commission $1,100
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,839
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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$59,824 - $113,499
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,001

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.

Nursing Manager Pay By Employer

$0$180K

HCA, Inc.
15 profiles
$81,927

$141,434

$89,000

$85,795

Dignity Health
6 profiles
$112,500

$76,450

Novant Health
6 profiles
$82,505

$91,000

Methodist
4 profiles
$91,902

$87,250

Common Career Paths for Nursing Manager


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Nursing Manager Job Listings

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: $82,002

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 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 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 451 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Nursing Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Nursing Manager Salaries





▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

Quality Improvement / QA
▼1%



▼2%


▼7%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 451 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%