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How much does a Nurse make in Nashville, TN?

26 salaries reported
Average base salary
per hour
The average salary for a nurse is $24.69 per hour in Nashville, TN and $7,500 overtime per year.
15% lower
than national average
Additional compensation
per year
Most common benefits
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Family leave
  • 403(b)
  • Referral program
  • Flexible spending account

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Most common benefits for Nurses

  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Family leave
  • 403(b)
  • Referral program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Loan repayment program
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)

Salary satisfaction


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55% of Nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Common questions about salaries for a Nurse

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How many different types of nursing jobs are there?

There are several different types of nursing careers you can choose. Certified nursing assistants take care of people who are unable to care for themselves due to injury or illness. Licensed practical nurses are personally responsible for patient care. Registered nurses work under the supervision of physicians, with direct responsibility for patients' health.

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Do nurses get paid while training?

Payment while training depends on the specific program you choose. Apprentice programs often add the benefit of earning while you gain on-the-job training.

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