How much does a CCU Nurse Leader make in the United States? The average CCU Nurse Leader salary in the United States is $109,600 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $93,800 and $132,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
The CCU Nurse Leader delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and critical care unit staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of critical care unit patient clinical records, and writes reports on critical care unit staff performance and services rendered. Directs nursing service activities for assigned critical/coronary care unit patients. Being a CCU Nurse Leader must be graduate of an accredited nursing program with current state licensure. Maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. In addition, CCU Nurse Leader typically reports to top management. The CCU Nurse Leader manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as a CCU Nurse Leader typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of CCU Nurse Leader in the United States. The base salary for CCU Nurse Leader ranges from $93,800 to $132,000 with the average base salary of $109,600. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $93,800 to $133,400 with the average total cash compensation of $109,900.