Clinical Nurse Leader Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Nurse Leader make in the United States? The average Clinical Nurse Leader salary in the United States is $87,598 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $79,980 and $97,544. 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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$79,980 to $97,544
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What is a Clinical Nurse Leader?

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a relatively new nursing role that was developed in the United States to prepare highly skilled nurses focused on the improvement of quality and safety outcomes for patients or patient populations. The CNL is a registered nurse, with a Master of Science in Nursing who has completed advanced nursing coursework, including classes in pathophysiology, clinical assessment, finance management, epidemiology, healthcare systems leadership, clinical informatics, and pharmacology. CNLs are healthcare systems specialists that oversee patient care coordination, assess health...

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Job Openings for Clinical Nurse Leader
Description The RN Clinical Educator will be responsible for developing, implementing and ... leadership development initiatives. Working as a trusted advisor to all levels of management ...
Christus Healthcare - 7 days ago
Team Leader, Clinical Nurse Coordinator) * Current valid Florida State Board of Nursing Registered Professional Nurse license Job Summary: * The Assistant Nurse Manager supervises and coordinates ...
Adventist Health System - 7 days ago
WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency ... The Clinical Nurse is responsible for providing total comprehensive nursing to patients and their ...
Capital Markets Placement - 9 days ago
Deborah - Browns Mills , New Jersey
Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience required; preceptor, team leader, charge, or supervisory experience preferred; a minimum of 2 years experience in ostomy/wound management preferred
Deborah Heart and Lung - 2 days ago
NurseFly Travel Nursing - San Francisco , California
As an industry leader in healthcare staffing, we work to connect you with jobs at top of the line ... clinical nurse.
NurseFly - 3 days ago
NurseFly Travel Nursing - Billings , Montana
Our team of leaders has over 100 years of staffing and recruiting experience that span several ... clinical nurse.
NurseFly - 7 days ago
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