How much does a Head Nurse - Obstetrics make? The median annual Head Nurse - Obstetrics salary is $97,524, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $86,646-$113,996, 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 $97,524, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Obstetrics in the United States are expected to make less than $97,524.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
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 July 2017
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. Typically reports to top management. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description