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7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs

7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs

Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer

Head Nurse

Median Salary: $87,322, higher in certain departments
Typical Requirements: RN with at least five years of direct experience

Whether it’s in an ICU, CCU, OR, ER or obstetrics department, if there’s more than one nurse, there’s usually a head nurse. While still dealing directly with patients, the head nurse is also responsible for patient records, performance reports, inventory levels and the day-to-day duties important to every nursing department.

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    mikeh81

    about 2 years ago

    2 comments

    Again this depends on which State you are working, because that's about what nurses makes in New York and California

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    jldelaney

    about 2 years ago

    12 comments

    LMAO! I've been a charge nurse on an Oncology unit for 3 years and only grossed $45,000 this year. NOT accurate!

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    alphamale

    over 4 years ago

    82 comments

    Best job in nursing.

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