Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Occupational Health Nurse is $73,984
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Nurses?
An entry-level Occupational Health Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,967 based on 14 salaries. An early career Occupational Health Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,803 based on 91 …Read more
What Do Occupational Health Nurses Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.