Average Experienced Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$35.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery skills in Chicago, Illinois is $35.00.
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$29.15
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$35
90%
$45.52
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Hourly Rate
$29 - $46
Total Pay
$60,634 - $94,687

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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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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 $29.94 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.22 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $47.
Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 34.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22.3% more) and Houston, Texas (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (12.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.9% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
39.1%
Mid Career
30.4%
Late Career
30.4%