Average Early-Career Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$27.65
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery skills is $27.65.
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$22.79
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$27.65
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$36.38
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $36
Bonus
$42 - $10,174
Total Pay
$47,790 - $78,083

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Job Description for Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse

Skills in Telemetry, Acute Care and Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.61 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.71 based on 421 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.64 based on 524 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 50.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.3% more) and Houston, Texas (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (13.4% less), San Antonio, Texas (8.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,552 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
33.8%
Late Career
35.4%