Occupational health nurse

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

Average base salary
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1.3k salaries reported, updated at Jul 09, 2020
$74,740
per year
The average salary for a occupational health nurse is $74,740 per year in the United States and $9,625 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$9,625
per year
Most common benefits
  • License reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • Credit union membership
  • Wellness program
  • Relocation assistance
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Most common benefits for Occupational Health Nurses

  • License reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • Credit union membership
  • Wellness program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • 403(b)
  • Flexible spending account
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Salary satisfaction

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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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Frequently asked questions
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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