How much does a Public Health Nurse make in the United States?

1.8k salaries reported, updated at June 14, 2021
$68,790
per year

The average salary for a public health nurse is $68,790 per year in the United States and $11,250 overtime per year.

Overtime
$11,250
per year

Most common benefits

  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid sick time
  • Childcare
  • Relocation assistance
  • Wellness program
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Most common benefits for Public Health Nurses

  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid sick time
  • Childcare
  • Relocation assistance
  • Wellness program
  • Gym membership
  • Loan repayment program
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • AD&D insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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61% of Public health nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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