Average School Nurse Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a School Nurse is $51,532 in 2023

Base Salary
$34k - $72k
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$34k - $81k
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What Do School Nurses Do?

School Nurse Tasks
  • Interact with students to identify problems and interventions.
  • Communicate with families, the government and school administration.
  • Update and maintain student records and inventory.
  • Work with students and families on preventative and ongoing care for chronic conditions.
  • Respond to health emergencies, performing CPR or other immediate care.
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How do School Nurses Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About School Nurses

What is the highest pay for School Nurses?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a School Nurse is $72k / year

What is the lowest pay for School Nurses?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a School Nurse is $34k / year

How can School Nurses increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a School Nurse is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a School Nurse that oversees more junior School Nurses, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.