$64,261
Avg. Salary
$29.44
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Public Health Nurse with Pediatrics skills is $29.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Health Nurse with Pediatrics skills is $64,261 per year.

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$20.61
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$45.63
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MEDIAN $64,261
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$0$84K
Salary $42,574 - $82,094
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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$42,975 - $84,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $20.61 - $45.63
Overtime $54.52
Annual Data $0$84K
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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$42,975 - $84,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Public Health Nurse

A public health nurse holds a specialty position in nursing that is involved less in the day-to-day care of patients and more in education of individuals, families, groups, and communities regarding health and risk factors. The public health nurse typically works for a larger health care provider, or they may work as part of a government agency. They work to not only educate groups about physical and mental health, but also work to identify potential at-risk individuals or groups to reach out to and advocate for.

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Public Health Nurse Tasks
  • Assess patients, make health judgments and suggest treatment plans.
  • Visit patients at home to conduct evaluations.
  • Provide referrals and connect patients to support services.
  • Document interactions, consent and historical data in an electronic record.
  • Educate patients and administer treatments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Public Health Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Health Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public 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 $58,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Public Health Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 17 salaries. A Public 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 $62,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Public Health Nurse

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Public Health Nurse Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%