How much does a critical care nurse make?
Critical Care Nurses in the US make on average $76,576 annually or $36.82 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 84,000. The top 10 percent earn over $129,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $45,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Critical Care Nurses are in Health Care companies and Retail companies. The best states for high paying Critical Care Nurse jobs are California, Hawaii, District of Columbia, Alaska, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Critical Care Nurse is 4.8 years.