Average Nursing Supervisor Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Nursing Supervisor is $35.11.
MEDIAN $35.11
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $50
$0 - $5,817
Profit Sharing
$55 - $10,365
Total Pay
$51,528 - $103,739

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Job Description for Nursing Supervisor

Nursing Supervisor Tasks
  • Maintain adequate staffing and supervision of the nursing department.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of the nursing staff in performing and provide nursing care.
  • Provide patient care, staff supervision, care of the environment as designated on the assigned shift.
The top respondents for the job title Nursing Supervisor are from the companies HCA, Inc., Texas Neurorehab Center and Prevea Health Services. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Health Resources where the average pay is $40.82. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCA, Inc. and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, earning around $38.35 and $38.00, respectively. Prevea Health Services pays the lowest at around $27.50. Kindred Healthcare and Texas Neurorehab Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $31.68 and $33.60, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Nursing Supervisor

Skills in Leadership and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, People Management and Clinical Supervision.

Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Supervisor

An entry-level Nursing Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $32.59 based on 66 salaries. An early career Nursing Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.52 based on 371 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.06 based on 386 salaries. An experienced Nursing Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.90 based on 494 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39.
Employees with Nursing Supervisor in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (9.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.3% more).

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