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Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Clinical Nurse Specialist

$99,310 (USD)/yr

$48 (USD)/hr

$1,927 (USD)/yr

$97,995 (USD)/yr

$47 (USD)/hr

$1,927 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Advises hospitals, schools of nursing, industrial organizations, or public health groups on problems related to nursing activities and health services. Position is a clinical specialist or consultant requiring comprehensive specialized health and medical care knowledge. This position typically requires advanced study in the field of nursing or health sciences. Requires RN license.
The average clinical nurse specialist salary in United States is $99,310 or an equivalent hourly rate of $48. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,927. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$69,609 (USD)

$123,357 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$115,127 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Clinical Nurse Specialist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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