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Medical Infection Control Nurse Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$86,603 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Infection Control Nurse is $86,603 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Infection Control Nurse is between $61,408 and $107,222. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical 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.
Medical Infection Control Nurse Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Medical 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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Medical Infection Control Nurse Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Clinical Educator / RN / Infection Control Preventionist / #JES
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
RHCA Recruiting
... Medical Assistants- not nurses. The Clinical Education and Infection Control Preventionist range is 61- 91K. Clinical Educator range is 53-79K. Position Summary The Clinical Educator is responsible ...
Infection Preventionist RN
Mar 18
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
If so, you may be a fit for the Infection Preventionist RN positon in the Department of Infection Prevention and Control at Rush University Medical Center! Position Highlights: A career that provides ...
Infection Control Practitioner II, 40hrs, Skokie
Apr 26
Evanston, IL, USA
Northshore University HealthSystem
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)/experience equivalent.; or Bachelor of Science in Medical ... Certification in Infection Control (CIC) at the time of hire or within 9 months of hire; current ...
Registered Nurse 2 - Surg ICU - 11 E Tower - Nights - FT
May 20
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
... infection control, and suicide risk patient identification) to minimize risk. Individualizes ... Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for ...
Travel Nurse - Med/Surg RN - Witchita Falls, TX
May 9
Chicago, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
Travel Infection Control Registered Nurse (RN) Start your next travel opportunity with this great Registered Nurse (RN) position in Wichita Falls, TX . Job Details * $1800-$1850/week gross pay * 40 ...
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