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Clinical nurse specialist salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $140,099
Low $90,508
High $216,862
Non-cash benefit
Health insurance
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The average salary for a clinical nurse specialist is $140,099 per year in the United States. 140 salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Top companies for Clinical Nurse Specialists in United States

  1. City and County of San Francisco
    263 reviews12 salaries reported
    $215,973per year
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Highest paying cities for Clinical Nurse Specialists near United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $139,268 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $105,800 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $101,280 per year
    45 salaries reported
  1. Richmond, VA
    $100,049 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $93,447 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Lexington, KY
    $90,737 per year
    22 salaries reported
  1. Savannah, GA
    $86,571 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $82,793 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $80,030 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Clinical Nurse Specialists

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 28 ratings

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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