Entry-Level Public Health Nurse Salary

An Entry-Level Public Health Nurse earns an average salary of $50,928 per year.

$39,629 - $78,018
$40K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,048
10%
50%
90%

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$19.27 - $36.57
$19
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.95
10%
50%
90%

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$0$78K
Salary $39,629 - $78,018
Bonus $1,000
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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$39,866 - $77,255
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $19.27 - $36.57
Overtime $37.99
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $1,000
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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$39,866 - $77,255
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 120

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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Key Stats for Public Health Nurse

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Public Health Nurse Salaries

Case Management
▲7%

Public Health
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Pediatrics
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%