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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU Nurse) Salary

How much does a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU Nurse) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU Nurse)

$81,636 (USD)/yr

$39 (USD)/hr

$1,347 (USD)/yr

$80,582 (USD)/yr

$39 (USD)/hr

$1,347 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Manages the care, needs, and treatments of neonatal patients resulting from the childbearing process that requires moderate to complex assessments, interventions, and level of nursing vigilance. Provides tertiary and quaternary care to premature infants and newborns. Nurses critically ill neonates with life-threatening medical or surgical conditions, such as respiratory distress, birth depression, congenital anomalies, infection, and surgical conditions. Provides direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with Neonatologist. Requires RN license.
The average neonatal intensive care unit nurse (nicu nurse) salary in United States is $81,636 or an equivalent hourly rate of $39. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,347. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$57,803 (USD)

$101,072 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$94,639 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU Nurse) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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