How much does a Charge Nurse make in the United States? The average Charge Nurse salary in the United States is $87,908 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $81,642 and $97,740. 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. 

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Charge Nurse plans, directs, and evaluates the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit or during an assigned shift. Coordinates the activities of the unit and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff. Being a Charge Nurse assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Additionally, Charge Nurse requires a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school. Requires a valid state RN license. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager. The Charge Nurse supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. To be a Charge Nurse typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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