Chief Nursing Executive Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Nursing Executive make in the United States? The average Chief Nursing Executive salary in the United States is $227,400 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $194,400 and $264,400. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Chief Nursing Executive develops and implements nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives. Plans and directs all nursing personnel. Being a Chief Nursing Executive ensures that all patients receive the highest quality care. Reviews nursing department operations to ensure compliance with established standards. In addition, Chief Nursing Executive requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Chief Nursing Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Chief Nursing Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019

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