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General Duty Nurse Salary

$79,826 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,309

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a General Duty Nurse is $79,826 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a General Duty Nurse is between $56,602 and $98,831. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Treats and provides general nursing care to patients in hospital, nursing home, infirmary, or similar health care facility.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Readies equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Requires RN license.
General Duty Nurse Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,951,960

Estimated population of General Duty Nurse jobs: 95,821

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$92,540
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

General Duty Nurse Job Listings for United States

Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery or Emergency Room
Oct 15
Porterville, CA, USA
Makena Tech Solutions, Inc.
Under the general direction of the Unit Director, Clinical Manager and Charge Nurse, independently ... Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived ...
LPN or RN
Nov 19
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Premier Health Consultants
... duty at all times during a shift, including, but not limited to, the unpacking of supplies and ... general aesthetics of the clinic. Cleans instruments and equipment per company guidelines ...
Registered Nurse Labor and Delivery
Oct 23
Porterville, CA, USA
Makena Tech Solutions, Inc.
Job Description Under the general direction of the Unit Director, Clinical Manager and Charge Nurse ... Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived ...
Registered Nurse
Oct 22
Colorado Springs, United States
Medtrust, LLC
Duty hours/shift for this position depend on assigned duty location. Anesthesia Services are ... Air Force or U.S. Army Surgeon General. * Post-Graduate Training: Successfully completed the ...
Senior Services CNA
Oct 16
Great Falls, United States
Benefis Health System
Provides general nursing care such as positioning residents, lifting and turning residents ... Wears identification while on duty. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Attends department ...

The average pay for a General Duty Nurse is $79,826 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a General Duty Nurse is between $56,602 and $98,831. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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