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How much does a Chief Nursing Officer make?

Updated Dec 4, 2021

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Experience

$142,012 /yr
Average Base Pay

120 salaries

$92K

Low

$142K

Average

$219K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Chief Nursing Officer is $142,012 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Chief Nursing Officer in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 120 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Nursing Officer employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chief Operating Officer$158,826 /yr
L3
Deputy Chief Operating Officer$138,289 /yr
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Associate Chief Nursing Officer

$159,268

per year

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

$106,605

per year

Nurse Educator

$86,686

per year

Director of Nursing

$91,412

per year

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Encompass Health
3.6

Encompass Health

Chief Nursing Officer

$123,670

 /yr
Range: $96K - $156K
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$96K

$156K

$96,000 - $156,080 Range

Select Medical
3.5

Select Medical

Chief Nursing Officer

$112,949

 /yr
Range: $103K - $115K

$103K

$115K

$102,587 - $114,734 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Chief Nursing Officer

$136,161

 /yr
Range: $125K - $137K

$125K

$137K

$124,905 - $137,158 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$98K -$108K

$98K

$108K

$97,752 - $107,683 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Chief Nursing Officer - Monthly
About 

$10K -$14K

$10K

$14K

$9,785 - $14,095 Range

Broward County Public Schools
3.5

Broward County Public Schools

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$146K -$158K

$146K

$158K

$145,850 - $157,844 Range

Select Specialty Hospitals
3.4

Select Specialty Hospitals

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$99K -$133K

$99K

$133K

$99,479 - $133,361 Range

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Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital
3.7

Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital

Chief Nursing Officer - Hourly
About 

$72 -$84

 hourly

$72

$84

$72 - $84 Range

University Hospitals of Cleveland
3.8

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$136K -$185K

$136K

$185K

$136,410 - $185,225 Range

Mission Health
3

Mission Health

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$74K -$80K

$74K

$80K

$74,104 - $80,333 Range

Washoe County
3.9

Washoe County

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$101K -$110K

$101K

$110K

$101,355 - $109,667 Range

State of Washington
3.5

State of Washington

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$119K -$174K

$119K

$174K

$119,072 - $173,708 Range

PAM Health
2.9

PAM Health

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$108K -$154K

$108K

$154K

$107,670 - $153,520 Range

Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth
4.4

$111K

$129K

$111,411 - $129,171 Range

Health First
3.7

Health First

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$179K -$194K

$179K

$194K

$179,289 - $193,829 Range

State of Colorado
3.5

State of Colorado

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$131K -$140K

$131K

$140K

$130,697 - $140,249 Range

Wills Eye Hospital
3

Wills Eye Hospital

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$191K -$206K

$191K

$206K

$190,578 - $206,176 Range

US Department of Defense
4

US Department of Defense

Chief Nursing Officer - Monthly
About 

$12K -$13K

$12K

$13K

$11,818 - $12,994 Range

Orlando Health
3.7

Orlando Health

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$207K -$228K

$207K

$228K

$206,618 - $227,618 Range

Harsha Behavioral Center
3.6

Harsha Behavioral Center

Chief Nursing Officer
About 

$78K -$84K

$78K

$84K

$77,988 - $83,675 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Nursing Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Nursing Officer is $142,012 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Nursing Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 120 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Nursing Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Nursing Officer in United States is $218,694 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Nursing Officer in United States is $92,218 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chief nursing officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$200,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$160,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the Reading, PA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Reading, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
$20k commissions
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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