How much does a Head Nurse - Obstetrics make? The median annual Head Nurse - Obstetrics salary is $95,122, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $84,516-$111,190, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 Head Nurse - Obstetrics in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Obstetrics in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Head Nurse - Obstetrics in the United States is $95,122, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Obstetrics in the United States are expected to make less than $95,122.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Obstetrics that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Obstetrics are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Directs nursing service activities for assigned patients in the delivery room and birthing units. Delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and obstetrics staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of obstetrics patient clinical records, and writes reports on obstetrics room staff performance and services rendered. Maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Must be graduate of an accredited nursing program with current state licensure and at least 5 years of direct experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description