The average salary for a Staff Nurse in New York, New York is $80,658.
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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. Staff nurses are often in charge of managing groups of nursing attendants and may schedule their shifts and delegate tasks. Strong communication skills are important in order to work well with nursin…Read more
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
Medicine / Surgery
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Skills in Telemetry, Geriatrics and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery.
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 $86,650 based on 7 salaries. An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,545 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,852 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,400 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,017.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (17.6% less), Dallas, Texas (16.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% less).
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