Average School Nurse Salary

$46,635
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$1,600
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The average salary for a School Nurse is $46,635.
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$31k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$64k
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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.

Job Satisfaction for School Nurse

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What Are Popular Skills for School Nurses?

Skills in Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and Acute Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for School Nurses?

An early career School Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,420 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career School Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,610 based on 12 salaries. An experienced School Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,577 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
33.9%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
21.4%