Average Experienced Public Health Nurse Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Public Health Nurse is $60,720.
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$44k - $101k

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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 Public Health, Case Management, Pediatrics and Community Health are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $50,273 based on 25 salaries. An early career Public Health Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,747 based on 164 salaries. A mid-career Public Health Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,803 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,432.

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