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Infection Control Nurse Salary

$80,352 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$1,350

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Infection Control Nurse is $80,352 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Infection Control Nurse is between $56,975 and $99,482. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Infection Control Nurse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Heads and coordinates infection control program in hospital.
  • Identifies conditions that require infection control procedures, comparing laboratory reports with communicable diseases list.
  • Advises and consults with physicians, nurses, and hospital personnel concerning precautions to be taken to protect patients, staff, and other people from possible contamination or infection.
  • Requires RN license.
Infection Control Nurse Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Infection Control Nurse jobs: 89,269

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$93,150
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Infection Control Nurse Job Listings for United States

Infection Control Nurse
Jul 14
Portland, OR, USA
Clinical Management Consultants
A unique opportunity is available for an Infection Control professional to build a comprehensive infection prevention program. The Infection Preventionist will develop, implement and oversee an ...
RN - Quality Assurance/Infection Control
Jul 15
Glendale, AZ, USA
Glencroft Center For Modern Aging
The Quality Assurance/Infection Control Nurse will possess a genuine interest in and concern for geriatric, chronically ill, and/or disabled persons. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Regular attendance is ...
Infection Control Nurse
Jun 25
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Clinical Management Consultants
The Infection Control Nurse will report to the Director of Quality & Risk Management and work closely with a wide variety of hospital and clinical staff. A firm understanding of CDC standards for ...
Travel Registered Nurse RN Infection Control - Mesa
May 21
Phoenix, AZ, USA
One Staff Medical
Travel Registered Nurse RN Infection Control mesa, AZ 8 hour day shift positions available Job Description We. Are. OneStaff. Medical. An independently-owned, nationally-recognized and amazingly ...
Infection Preventionist, RN - Infection Control
Jun 6
Honolulu, HI, USA
Hawaii Pacific Health
As the Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist, will ensure that the department's work to keep nosocomial infection under control. We are looking for someone with a singular commitment to quality ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Infection Control Nurse is $80,352 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Infection Control Nurse is between $56,975 and $99,482. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Infection Control Nurse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Infection Control Nurse Job Listings for United States

Infection Control Nurse
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Portland, OR, USA
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A unique opportunity is available for an Infection Control professional to build a comprehensive infection prevention program. The Infection Preventionist will develop, implement and oversee an ...
RN - Quality Assurance/Infection Control
Jul 15
Glendale, AZ, USA
Glencroft Center For Modern Aging
The Quality Assurance/Infection Control Nurse will possess a genuine interest in and concern for geriatric, chronically ill, and/or disabled persons. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Regular attendance is ...
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