Average Mid-Career Public Health Nurse Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Public Health Nurse is $29.88.
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $40
Total Pay
$44,567 - $81,015

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Job Description for Public Health Nurse

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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Popular Skills for Public Health Nurse

Skills in Pediatrics and Community Health are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Case Management and Public Health.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Nurse

An entry-level Public Health Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.38 based on 28 salaries. An early career Public Health Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.60 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Public Health Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.55 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.

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