How much does a Head Nurse make in Louisiana? The average Head Nurse salary in Louisiana is $105,217 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $95,745 and $115,785. 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.

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25% $95,745 10% $87,120 90% $125,406 75% $115,785 $105,217 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 Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $100,323 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $108,154 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $96,431 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $102,120 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $96,431 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $106,934 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $101,241 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $97,310 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $108,798 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $101,241 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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