Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Nursing Manager is $86,983
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Managers?
A mid-career Nursing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,237 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Nursing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,913 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Nursing Managers Do?
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.
They ensure that their nurses comply with established standards, guidelines, polices, practices, and regulatory requirements. They must be familiar with relevant state and federal guidelines. They check patients’ rooms to make sure they are clean. Nursing managers usually have …Read more
- Manage staffing and patient flow while insuring care and regulatory standards.
- Implement programs for staff development.
- Develop systems to improve and support patient care.