Clinical Nurse Specialist salary in United States

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist make in the United States?

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The average salary for a clinical nurse specialist is $108,833 per year in the United States. 126 salaries reported, updated at January 13, 2022.

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Highest paying cities for Clinical Nurse Specialists in United States

  1. Miami, FL
    $139,291 per year
    29 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $139,268 per year
    30 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $122,225 per year
    15 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $119,329 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $93,044 per year
    37 salaries reported
  3. Lexington, KY
    $90,737 per year
    22 salaries reported
  1. Columbus, OH
    $79,225 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Lancaster, PA
    $73,177 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Prescott, AZ
    $55,928 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Clinical Nurse Specialist earn more?

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Most common benefits for Clinical Nurse Specialists

  • 403(b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Wellness program
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Credit union membership
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
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64% of Clinical Nurse Specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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