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Occupational health nurse salary in United States

How much does an Occupational Health Nurse make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $38.49
Low $25.09
High $59.07
$7,625per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a occupational health nurse is $38.49 per hour in the United States and $7,625 overtime per year.1.2k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Occupational Health Nurses in United States

  1. Nomad Health
    54 reviews16 salaries reported
    $80.56per hour
  2. $41.29per hour
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Highest paying cities for Occupational Health Nurses near United States

  1. Austin, TX
    $53.69 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $50.94 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $47.97 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  1. Hillsboro, OR
    $44.30 per hour
    33 salaries reported
  2. Baltimore, MD
    $43.89 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $43.49 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Chandler, AZ
    $40.09 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. Victoria, TX
    $31.42 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Memphis, TN
    $28.80 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Where can an Occupational Health Nurse earn more?

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Most common benefits for Occupational Health Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 68 ratings

62% of Occupational Health Nurses 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?

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Common questions about salaries for an Occupational Health Nurse

How can an occupational health nurse increase their salary?

Occupational nurses can consider the following options for increasing their salary:

  • Get a bachelor's degree. Many employers prefer registered nurses with bachelor's degrees.
  • Work for a larger organization. Larger companies and hospitals usually pay more than smaller clinics and businesses.
  • Gain experience. With experience, occupational health nurses can get a higher salary and more responsibilities.
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