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The average charge nurse salary in District of Columbia, United States is $96,550 or an hourly rate of $46. This is 14% higher (+$12,129) than the average charge nurse salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,680.
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An entry level charge nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,757. On the other end, a senior level charge nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $115,117.

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Job Description
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 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes “Nurse Anesthetists” (29-1151), “Nurse Midwives” (29-1161), and “Nurse Practitioners” (29-1171).

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