$31.86
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Staff Nurse with Critical Care skills earns an average wage of $30.98 per hour.

$37,173 - $269,619
$37K
$72K
$270K
MEDIAN: $71,568
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50%
90%

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$23.54 - $43.66
$24
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$44
MEDIAN: $31.86
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$0$269K
Salary $37,173 - $269,619
Bonus $1,000
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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$49,117 - $104,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $23.54 - $43.66
Hourly Tips $1.07
Overtime $3.84 - $65.57
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $1,000
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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$49,117 - $104,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 273

Job Description for Staff Nurse

Staff nurses generally work in hospitals and long-term care facilities. These nurses may carry out assessments of patients and administer care and medications as needed, and must also keep notes regarding patients' care and development. They may also create discharge plans for individual patients.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Staff Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 41 salaries. A Staff Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 50 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Nurse

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Staff Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%