Average Entry-Level Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$25.61
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$500
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery skills is $25.61.
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$21.79
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$25.61
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$31.99
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $32
Bonus
$21 - $7,500
Total Pay
$45,200 - $72,461

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

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.54 based on 592 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.64 based on 431 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.67 based on 527 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,108 survey responses.
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
26.5%