Average Ambulatory Nurse Salary in Iowa

Ambulatory nurses in Iowa earn an average of $57,479 per year (or $27.64 per hour).

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33% lower than the national average
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Iowa ambulatory nurses earn 33% lower than the national average salary for ambulatory nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

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Ambulatory nurse salary range in Iowa

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $70,100 $33
75th Percentile $66,721 $32
Median $54,649 $26
25th Percentile $52,871 $25

80% of Iowa ambulatory nurses earn between $42,709 and $70,100.

Cost-of-living adjusted ambulatory nurse salary in Iowa

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Iowa ambulatory nurses earn about $63,164 per year. Cost-of-living in Iowa is 9% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Iowa for ambulatory nurses

West Des Moines, IA $59,213 per year

Iowa nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where ambulatory nurses are paid the highest is West Des Moines, where the average ambulatory nurses salary is $59,213 and 7,060 registered nurses are currently employed.

Ambulatory nurses salaries in other states

California $127,597 per year
Oregon $98,307 per year
Massachusetts $96,630 per year
Washington $97,579 per year
New York $97,052 per year
Nevada $91,744 per year
New Jersey $93,766 per year
Connecticut $97,903 per year
Minnesota $82,240 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Iowa?

PACU Nurse $72,099 per year
Infection Control Nurse $72,099 per year
Nurse Manager $70,097 per year
Case Management Nurse $69,976 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $69,095 per year
Diabetes Nurse $68,094 per year
Dialysis Nurse $68,094 per year
Labor and Delivery Nurse $67,092 per year
Neurology Nurse $66,091 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $66,091 per year

At a $57,479 average annual salary, ambulatory nurses in Iowa tend to earn less than PACU nurses ($72,099), infection control nurses ($72,099), nurse managers ($70,097), case management nurses ($69,976), mother baby nurses ($69,095), diabetes nurses ($68,094), dialysis nurses ($68,094), labor and delivery nurses ($67,092), neurology nurses ($66,091), and orthopedics nurses ($66,091).

More about ambulatory nurses

Ambulatory care nurses provide medical care to patients seen for follow-up treatment, observation, tests, or same-day surgeries. Ambulatory care is often described as a busy yet fun environment with less stress than acute care nurses.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health