Consultant Nurse Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$51,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Maximus
Highest Paying City
Aliso Viejo, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a consultant nurse make?
Consultants Nurse in the US make on average $51,690 annually or $24.85 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $91,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $29,000 per year. Health Care companies and Insurance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon, and Washington have the highest paying Consultant Nurse jobs. The typical tenure for a Consultant Nurse is 3.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Nurse
$62,266
Head Nurse
$61,765
Consultant
$73,456

Average Consultant Nurse Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Consultant Nurse in the USA is $51,690 annually or $24.85 hourly. The city with the highest Consultant Nurse salary is Aliso Viejo, CA at $97,633 per year. Even as an entry-level Consultant Nurse, you will make $57,000 per year in Aliso Viejo, CA. Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon, and Washington are the top 5 highest earning states for Consultants Nurse. Indiana, South Dakota, Alabama, Kansas, and Kentucky are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Consultant Nurse Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Consultants Nurse earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Consultant Nurse Salary By Company

If you are a Consultant Nurse, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Consultants Nurse are Health Care companies and Insurance companies. Companies like Maximus or Aetna will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Avalon Health Care Group and Pharmaceutical Product Development also report very competitive wages for Consultants Nurse.

Average Consultant Nurse Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Consultant Nurse works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Media companies, and Insurance companies pay their Consultants Nurse well. Health Care companies pay their Consultants Nurse the highest wages, averaging $54,441 per year. Media companies and Insurance companies pay well too, at $54,246 and $43,739, respectively. At $39,082, the average salary for Consultants Nurse in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$54,441
$54k
Media
Media
$54,246
$54k
Insurance
Insurance
$43,739
$44k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$43,682
$44k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$39,082
$39k

Consultant Nurse Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Consultant Nurse Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Consultant Nurse can range from $41,268 to $70,084 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Consultant Nurse Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
UNC Department of Public Safety
Nurse Consultant
03/26/2020
$83,480
State of North Carolina
Nurse Consultant I
03/19/2020
$48,051
State of Florida
68064814-Registered Nursing Consultant
03/08/2020
$89,255
New York State Civil Service
Consultant Nurse (Hospital Nursing Services Administration)
03/03/2020
$77,187
State of North Carolina
Nurse Consultant I (Intake Consultant)
03/02/2020
$48,051
Goodwin Recruiting
REG Nurse Consultant/REG DON Skilled Nursing
02/19/2020
$120,000
State of North Carolina
Consultant Nurse
01/29/2020
$48,051
State of Indiana
Consultant Nurse
01/25/2020
$36,894
California Prison Health Care System
Consultant Nurse
01/18/2020
$130,512
Customs and Border Protection
Consultant Nurse
12/24/2019
$79,968
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