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Nurse Infection Control Salary

$80,433 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nurse Infection Control is $80,433 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nurse Infection Control is between $57,033 and $99,583. 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

  • 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.
Nurse Infection Control Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Nurse Infection Control jobs: 89,269

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Nurse Infection Control Job Listings for United States

Travel Registered Nurse RN Infection Control - Mesa
May 21
Tucson, 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 Control Registered Nurse / Infection Control RN
May 1
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Incredible Health
Infection Control Registered Nurse / Infection Control RN Includes: Stanford Children's Hospital, UCSF, Dignity, HCA, Sierra View Medical Center, and many others. Job Summary: * Looking for infection ...
Infection Control Registered Nurse
May 31
Rio Rancho, NM, USA
The Neighborhood In Rio Rancho
This position would be 50% infection control/competencies and 50% Registered Nurse on the healthcare (skilled nursing and long term care) unit. Eligible candidates will have: * Current New Mexico ...
Infection Control Nurse
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
LPC Healthcare Recruiting Solutions Inc
Pediatric Infection Control Nurse We are searching for an experienced Infection Control Nurse for our Pediatric community Residence located South Suburb of Chicago, IL. Job Summary: Responsible for ...
Registered Nurse (RN) - Infection Control - Skilled Nursing
May 31
Southington, CT, USA
Hartford Healthcare
Responsible for maintaining an effective Infection Control Program, in compliance with regulatory agencies, to decrease the risk of infections. Monitors and investigates known and suspected sources ...
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