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Nurse manager salary in United States

How much does a Nurse Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary

$86,155
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a nurse manager is $86,155 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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3 to 5 years
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Top companies for Nurse Managers in United States

  1. City and County of San Francisco
    3.9star
    258 reviews5 salaries reported
    $198,610per year
  2. $123,158per year
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Highest paying cities for Nurse Managers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $99,951 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $99,786 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $94,641 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $90,671 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Baltimore, MD
    $90,396 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $88,134 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $85,673 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $85,077 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Louisville, KY
    $82,055 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Nurse Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Nurse Managers

Top skills
Laboratory Experience
+62.03%salary
Top certifications
AHA Certification
+38.11%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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6 jobs6
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Most common benefits for Nurse Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 89 ratings

70% of Nurse Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Unit Manager

341,701 job openings

Average $65,910 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Nurse Manager

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