Head Nurse Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Head Nurse make in District of Columbia? The average Head Nurse salary in District of Columbia is $121,722 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $110,763 and $133,948. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $110,763 10% $100,786 90% $145,079 75% $133,948 $121,722 50%(Median)
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Head Nurse plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a unit. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical staff. Being a Head Nurse ensures that nurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. May provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients. Additionally, Head Nurse requires a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school. Requires a valid state RN license. Must have clinical experience. Typically reports to top management. The Head Nurse 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. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $121,109 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $121,109 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $121,109 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $121,109 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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