$69,766
Avg. Salary
$31.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,500

Bonus

$610

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Occupational Health Nurse is $31.80 per hour.

The median Occupational Health Nurse has a base pay of $69,766. Salaries generally range from $51k to $89k. The median bonus is $4,500. Skills that can affect salary include Occupational Health, Case Management.
$22.65
10%
$31.80
50%
$41.34
90%
MEDIAN $31.80
$51k
10%
$70k
50%
$89k
90%
MEDIAN $69,766
$51,300 - $88,726
$51K
$70K
$89K
MEDIAN: $69,766
10%
50%
90%

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$22.65 - $41.34
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MEDIAN: $31.80
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$0$89K
Salary $51,300 - $88,726
Bonus $1,077 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $610
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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$49,809 - $89,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 359
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $22.65 - $41.34
Overtime $24.00 - $58.24
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $1,077 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $610
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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$49,809 - $89,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 301

Job Description for Occupational Health Nurse

Many professions carry a certain level of risk to the health or safety of employees. Because of legal requirements and to ensure optimal productivity, employers must take steps to minimize risk to employees and have a system to assist employees in case of an incident. Occupational health nurses are registered nurses that help maintain the health and safety of their organization's workforce through several main methods. They monitor the health status of employee (both generally and related to specific job-related risks) and assist the employee in the event of an accident or illness. They also take a proactive and preventive approach to health and safety by developing preventative programs to educate employees on health and safety risks and inform them of relevant services.

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Occupational Health Nurse Tasks
  • Evaluate, assess, and develop care plans for work-related health events.
  • Evaluate claims and process paperwork around modified or reduced duties.
  • Provide patient care and health assessment for monitoring and emergency situations.
  • Participate in regulatory and organizational audits and health and safety committees.

Common Career Paths for Occupational Health Nurse


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Occupational Health Nurses sometimes move into a Occupational Health Manager role, where the salary is similar. Occupational Health Nurses most often move into positions as Occupational Nurses or Nurse Case Managers. Occupational Nurses actually earn $12K less on average, however, and Nurse Case Managers earn $4K less per year than Occupational Health Nurses do.

Occupational Health Nurse Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Nurse

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Health Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Health Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Health Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Occupational Health Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 112 salaries. An Occupational Health Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 101 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,242

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

With a pay rate for Occupational Health Nurses that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Occupational Health Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+13 percent), Washington (+12 percent), Beaumont (+5 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Occupational Health Nurse Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Occupational Health Nurse?

Occupational Health Nurse in Van Buren:
"Rewarding at times."
Pros: Ability to advocate and care for hardworking individuals.
Cons: Teams members who abuse the my position, FMLA, and work comp.

Occupational Health Nurse in Orlando:
"Overworked and underpaid."
Pros: My co-workers
Cons: The amount of work that is expected with the least amount of staff.

Occupational Health Nurse in Raleigh:
"Rewarding, creative, low stress level and autonomous."
Pros: The autonomy.
Cons: Nothing.

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Key Stats for Occupational Health Nurse

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Occupational Health Nurse Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Nurse Salaries


National Average
$69,000

Occupational Health
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%