Public Health Nurse

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October 30, 2016

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Public Health Nurse Job Description

Registered Nurses Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes advance practice nurses such as: nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Advanced practice nursing is practiced by RNs who have specialized formal, post-basic education and who function in highly autonomous and specialized roles.

Public Health Nurse Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Public Health Nurse is $50107 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $71726. The lowest salary reported was $39770. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Public Health Nurse is $24.92 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $35.67. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $19.78. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Public Health Nurse are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Public Health Nurse. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $50,201 – $71,216
Illinois – n/a
Missouri – n/a
North Carolina – $40,224 – $51,518
Tennessee – n/a
Virginia – $41,284 – $45,991
Washington – $49,000 – $62,400

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These are the highest paying cities for a Public Health Nurse. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Los Angeles, California –
Shelton, Washington –
Seattle, Washington –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Public Health Nurse from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $50107 while in 2007 it was just $46468.36

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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6%

94%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 6% of Public Health Nurses were males while 94% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Registered Nurse (RN)
$40,361 – $78,560
Staff Nurse
$40,713 – $84,177
Nurse Home Care
$29,752 – $75,966

Future Jobs

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
$59,246 – $100,151
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
$27,064 – $50,496
Nursing Supervisor, Public-Health
$40,896 – $84,744


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