$45,733
Avg. Salary
$19.81
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a School Nurse is $19.81 per hour.

The median School Nurse has a base pay of $45,733. Salaries generally range from $28k to $59k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Pediatrics, Medicine / Surgery, Case Management, Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER).
$12.02
10%
$19.81
50%
$29.80
90%
MEDIAN $19.81
$28k
10%
$46k
50%
$59k
90%
MEDIAN $45,733
$27,503 - $59,180
$28K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,733
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90%

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$12.02 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $19.81
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$0$59K
Salary $27,503 - $59,180
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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$25,618 - $59,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.02 - $29.80
Annual Data $0$59K
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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$25,618 - $59,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for School Nurse

School nurses are responsible for addressing students' health problems, and the position has also grown to include educating students about health risks and designing programs to address these concerns head-on.

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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.

Common Career Paths for School Nurse


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School Nurses who move on to become Family Nurse Practitioners may enjoy significant pay raises, as Family Nurse Practitioners get paid an average of $82K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for School Nurse

Pay by Experience for a School Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level School Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A School Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced School Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 8 salaries. A School Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 89 salaries.

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Key Stats for School Nurse

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects School Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect School Nurse Salaries

Case Management
▲7%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%

National Average
$44,000

▼6%

Medicine / Surgery
▼7%

Acute Care
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 39%