$51,024
Avg. Salary
$25.22
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Public Health Nurse is $25.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Health Nurse is $51,024 per year.

$19
10%
$25
50%
$37
90%
MEDIAN $25
$40k
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$77k
90%
MEDIAN $51,024
$39,658 - $76,975
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MEDIAN: $51,024
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$19.11 - $37.41
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$0$77K
Salary $39,658 - $76,975
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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$39,747 - $77,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $19.11 - $37.41
Overtime $38.50
Annual Data $0$77K
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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$39,747 - $77,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

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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Public Health Nurse Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Philadelphia?

Public Health Nurse in Philadelphia:
"Busy exciting."
Pros: I like being in a big city.
Cons: Traffic and traveling from shelter to shelter.

Key Stats for Public Health Nurse

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Public Health Nurse Salaries

Case Management
▲6%

Public Health
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Pediatrics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%