R145,034
Avg. Salary
R60.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R13,684

Bonus

R3,097

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Staff Nurse is R60.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Staff Nurse is R145,034 per year.

10%
R28.09
10%
R60.04
50%
R99.28
90%
90%
MEDIAN R60.04
10%
R98k
10%
R145k
50%
R214k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R145,034
R98,184 - R214,447
R98K
R150K
R210K
MEDIAN: R145,034
10%
50%
90%
R28.09 - R99.28
R28
R60
R99
MEDIAN: R60.04
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50%
90%
R0R221K
Salary R98,184 - R214,447
Bonus R3,548 - R29,824
Profit Sharing R151 - R16,886
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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R95,932 - R221,847
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,098
Hourly Data R0R298
Hourly Rate R28.09 - R99.28
Overtime R25.17 - R299
Annual Data R0R221K
Bonus R3,548 - R29,824
Profit Sharing R151 - R16,886
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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R95,932 - R221,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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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Common Career Paths for Staff Nurse


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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 R130,000 based on 728 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 R148,000 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R154,000 based on 191 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 R177,000 based on 86 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R146,629

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Staff Nurse Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Staff Nurse?

Staff Nurse in Johannesburg:
"It is challenging."
Pros: Many opportunities that do present themselves.
Cons: Connections with getting through to certain places or positions.

Staff Nurse in boksburg:
"Fullfilling."
Pros: Helping people who can't help them self.
Cons: The shortage of staff.

Staff Nurse in Ladysmith:
"What I love about my job."
Pros: Helping people in need when u receive a patient they left their home for reason I treat them with a smile and assist any help to them.being the patients advocate makes me feel good because I speak on his behalf, make sure they feel safe..theres nothing more heart warming than seeing somebody you have nursed recovering from their worst to excellent, the thank you, saving a life, giving another person hope to see life in different perspective exclude the situation they in presently.
Cons: Sometimes you get rude ungrateful patients, they treat you like rubbish call you all sort of names..but since u can't talk back you have to smile and pretend you never heard whateva they are saying.you get horrible supervisors who are very lazy and want you to practice things that are not in your scope of practice just because they see potential in you if u do it wrong they shout forgetting u not entitled to do that.

Staff Nurse in GAUTENG:
Always work hard. Remember that tomorrow it can be you in that bed.

Staff Nurse in Cape Town:
Pros: The care you give makes you feel good. Loving others are very rewarding. Learn every day new things.
Cons: Patients can be rude. Managers unfair and too much work in too little time.

Staff Nurse in Cape Town:
"Go the extra mile."
Always put your patient first. Never take shortcuts in nursing. Stay focus. Always check with professional nurse if not sure.

Staff Nurse in KwaZulu Natal:
"Dealing with unsatified patients and visitors."
Be calm and patient at all times.

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Key Stats for Staff Nurse

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Staff Nurse Salaries

▲21%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
R147,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Staff Nurse Salaries


▲20%

▲13%

▲11%

▲10%

National Average
R147,000



Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 40%