How much does a Nurse Unit Manager make? The average Nurse Unit Manager salary is $69,718 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $61,316 and $79,286. 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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Petersburg Healthcare Center - Petersburg , VA
The position of RN Unit Manager coordinates the delivery of nursing care for residents and provides leadership to the nursing staff to assure that care standards are met and the highest degree of ...
CommuniCare - 61 days ago
Heartland Health Care - Lynchburg , VA
Description Heartland Health Care Center- Lynchburg, VA has a Unit Manager Opportunity! HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical ...
HCR ManorCare - 25 days ago
Favorite Healthcare Staffing - Charlottesville , VA
We need a Post Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse for a Contract order in Charlottesville, VA. A ... pain management. One year current experience in the area of practice within the past two years ...
Favorite Healthcare Staffing - 13 days ago
Favorite Healthcare Staffing - Mechanicsville , VA
We need a Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse for a Contract order in Mechanicsville, VA. The ... Manager. The Registered Nurse assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all job ...
Favorite Healthcare Staffing - 28 days ago
Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , VA
Then apply now to join the Post Operative Surgical Care Unit at Chippenham Hospital . See why our ... Invested management team supportive of individual career development Our Post Op Surgical clinical ...
HCA - 8 days ago
Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , VA
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Johnston-Willis Hospital * 14 Bed Unit * Provides continuous 24/7 ... If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities ...
HCA - 12 days ago

Nurse Unit Manager Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Nurse Unit Manager between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Nurse Unit Manager in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $87,147
Washington, DC $77,610
Miami, FL $67,871
Chicago, IL $73,963
Boston, MA $78,551
New York, NY $83,871
Dallas, TX $69,265
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What is the average salary for Nurse Unit Manager in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Nurse Unit Manager in the United States. The base salary for Nurse Unit Manager ranges from $61,316 to $79,286 with the average base salary of $69,718. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $63,526 to $84,058 with the average total cash compensation of $73,020.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $69,718 $61,316 - $79,286
Bonus $3,303 $2,210 - $4,772
Total Pay $73,020 $63,526 - $84,058
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What's the difference between Unit Nurse Leader and Nurse Unit Manager?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Nurse Unit Manager is $69,718, and the average salary of Unit Nurse Leader is $111,160. The average salary of Unit Nurse Leader is higher than Nurse Unit Manager. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Nurse Unit Manager, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Nurse Unit Manager. a Nurse Unit Manager Salary in New Britain, CT is $75,296 as of October 28, 2020; a Nurse Unit Manager Salary in Barnstable, MA is $73,519 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Nurse Unit Manager vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Nurse Unit Manager?
Salary ranges for a Nurse Unit Manager can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020