How much does a Flight Nurse make in the United States? The average Flight Nurse salary in the United States is $93,890 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $83,330 and $105,450. 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.

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Flight Nurse Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Flight Nurse Salary $73,716 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Flight Nurse Salary $83,330 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Flight Nurse Salary $93,890 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Flight Nurse Salary $105,450 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Flight Nurse Salary $115,975 US October 25, 2023
25% $83,330 10% $73,716 90% $115,975 75% $105,450 $93,890 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Flight Nurse evaluates and treats patients prior to and during transport, ensuring patient safety and implementing life support measures as needed. Provides professional nursing care to critically injured or ill patients throughout all phases of emergency ground and air transportation. Being a Flight Nurse requires graduation from an approved nursing program. Monitors patient condition, documents nursing care, and reports patient status to clinical staff at receiving medical facility. In addition, Flight Nurse typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. May require Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) certification. Requires a state license to practice. Flight Nurse's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2023

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