The average hourly pay for a Pediatric Nurse is $26.73.
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Job Description for Pediatric Nurse
A pediatric nurse is a registered nurse (RN) who is responsible for the medical needs, care, and treatment of children from birth through adolescence. Naturally, this position can be found in a variety of health care environments, from clinics and doctor’s offices to hospitals. A pediatric nurse may specialize in a particular area, such as cardiology, endocrinology, neonatalology, trauma, etc. The hours for a pediatric nurse can vary greatly, as hospitals do not close, and they generally work o…Read more
Pediatric Nurse Tasks
- Assess, diagnose, and undertake interventions to improve the health of patients.
- Perform physical therapy, change dressings, or perform other clinical care.
- Prescribe or recommend drugs, treatments, and interventions.
- Set up, troubleshoot, and calibrate medical equipment for patient care.
Job Satisfaction for Pediatric Nurse
The top respondents for the job title Pediatric Nurse are from the companies HCA, Inc., Bayada and Phoenix Children's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at HCA, Inc. where the average pay is $32.76. Bayada pays the lowest at around $26.84.
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Popular Skills for Pediatric Nurse
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Pediatrics, Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Nursery.
Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Nurse
An entry-level Pediatric Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.32 based on 82 salaries. An early career Pediatric Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.90 based on 276 salaries. A mid-career Pediatric Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.15 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Pediatric Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.70 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pediatric Nurse in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 48.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (22.8% more) and New York, New York (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (4.6% less).
Years of Experience
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