Pediatric Nurse Salary in the US

$59,719
per year
per hour
$28.71
per hour
per year

Pediatric Nurse - Average Salary & Hourly Pay

The average salary for a Pediatric Nurse is $59,719 per year ($28.71 per hour), which is $6,229 (+12%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Pediatric Registered Nurse can expect an average starting salary of $48,250. The highest salaries can exceed $75,400.
$48,250
Low
$59,719
Average salary
$75,400
High
$23.19
Low
$28.71
Average salary
$36.25
High

Pediatric Nursing Salary Range

Low
$48,250
Average salary
$59,719
Experienced
$67,238
High
$75,400
Low
$23.19
Average salary
$28.71
Experienced
$32.32
High
$36.25
Among Peds Nurses in the US, Pediatric Intensive Care Nurses tend to have the lowest salaries, while positions like Neonatal Nurse and Pediatric Oncology Nurse enjoy the highest salaries.

Pediatric Nurse - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Pediatric Oncology Nurse$78K/year
+31% 
Neonatal Nurse$61K/year
+2% 
Pediatric ICU Nurse$59K/year
 -2%

Pediatric Nurse - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Pediatric Nurse with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $50,000 per year. A mid career Pediatric Nurse with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $54,000, while an experienced Pediatric Nurse with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $67,000. Pediatric Registered Nurses with more than 20 years of experience earn $59,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pediatric Nurse

Experienced▲ +12%
Average Salary$59,719/year
Late Career▼ -1%
Mid Career▼ -10%
Entry Level▼ -16%

Gender Breakdown

Female
98%
Male
2%

Pediatric Nurse - Jobs by Location

Pediatric Nurse - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pediatric Nurse jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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