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Nurse CCU Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$83,847 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nurse CCU is $83,847 a year and $40 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Nurse CCU is between $59,539 and $103,810. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Nurse CCU. 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

  • Treats and provides nursing care to Critical Care Unit patients in hospital or similar health care facility.
  • Readies equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • 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.
Nurse CCU Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Nurse CCU jobs: 94,356

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Nurse CCU Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Registered Nurse (RN) - CCU
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Our CCU is one of the few cardiac units of its kind in the nation, allowing each child to stay in ... Performs nursing assessments utilizing a variety of assessment methods and/or area-specific tools
Registered Nurse 2 - Surg ICU - 11 E Tower - Nights - FT
May 20
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Registered Nurse 2 - SICU/CVT ICU Are you an experienced RN, passionate about bringing your expertise to Critical Care? If you are, then you may be the right candidate for this position. Position ...
Clinical Nurse Specialist - NICU
May 21
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Job Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist - NICU Department: Neonatal Intensive Care Shift: 1st ... a focus area, critical appraisal of evidence-based practice, leadership, collaboration ...
$10,000 Sign on Bonus, Staff Nurse I, Cardiovascular ICU, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
May 14
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
Minimum of 2 years Critical Care experience, (of those 2 years, at least 1 year specifically with ... Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr Job Function : Nursing; Support Services COMPANY ...
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Cosmetic Surgery Institute
We are seeking an RN PREOP / PACU to join our team! 3 12 hour shifts M/TU/TH 0500-1730 ... Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills * Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
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