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Infection Control Nurse Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$86,754 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Infection Control Nurse is $86,754 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Infection Control Nurse is between $61,515 and $107,408. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Infection Control Nurse Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Infection Control Practitioner II, 40hrs, Skokie
Apr 26
Evanston, IL, USA
Northshore University HealthSystem
Registered Nurse State of Illinoisor Certification in American Society of Clinical Pathology for respectivebackgrounds. * Certification in Infection Control(CIC) at the time of hire or within 9 ...
Employee Health RN, Associate Health, St. Mary Hospital, Chicago
Jun 17
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
Conducts infection control post-exposure protocols, maintains documentation, and communicates as ... Nursing COMPANY OVERVIEW: EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
Wound Care (WCC) / Ostomy Registered Nurse (RN)
Jun 10
Lemont, IL, USA
Residential Healthcare Group
Implements infection control and safety precautions. Wound Care-Ostomy RN / Registered Nurse Responsibilities: * Active Illinois Registered Nurse / RN license, in good standing * Associate Degree ...
Registered Nurse
May 10
Chicago, United States
Loretto Hospital
Provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages through thenursing process of assessment ... Follows policies and procedures relating to infection control,safety and disaster and other ...
Restorative Nurse (Director)
Jun 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Premier Company - Long-Term Care Facility
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, the Restorative Nurse implements and directs the ... Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when ...
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