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Public Health Nurse salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a public health nurse is $64,871 per year in the United States. 2.3k salaries reported, updated at July 1, 2022.

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Top companies for Public Health Nurses in United States

  1. County of Santa Clara
    246 reviews5 salaries reported
    $173,089per year
  2. $105,712per year
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Highest paying cities for Public Health Nurses in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $75,147 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $75,113 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Minneapolis, MN
    $68,680 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $68,179 per year
    96 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $67,984 per year
    33 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $67,868 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Albany, NY
    $66,707 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $66,161 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $64,798 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Where can a Public Health Nurse earn more?

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Most common benefits for Public Health Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 83 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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