What is the average annual salary for Charge Nurse?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Charge Nurse may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Charge Nurse in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Charge Nurse in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Charge Nurse in the United States is $74,256 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $74,256.
Plans, directs, and evaluates the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit or during an assigned shift. Coordinates the activities of the unit and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff. Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Requires an associate's degree, more than 5 years of clinical experience, and certification as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager.
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