Average Bariatric Nurse Salary in Florida

Bariatric nurses in Florida earn an average of $71,374 per year (or $34.32 per hour).

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15% lower than the national average
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Florida bariatric nurses earn 15% lower than the national average salary for bariatric nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

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Bariatric nurse salary range in Florida

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $94,798 $45
75th Percentile $77,669 $37
Median $74,348 $35
25th Percentile $60,023 $28

80% of Florida bariatric nurses earn between $49,248 and $94,798.

Cost-of-living adjusted bariatric nurse salary in Florida

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Florida bariatric nurses earn about $70,878 per year. Cost-of-living in Florida is 0% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Florida for bariatric nurses

Miami, FL $73,574 per year
Gainesville, FL $73,337 per year
Cape Coral, FL $72,781 per year
Tampa, FL $72,742 per year
Kissimmee, FL $72,137 per year
Bradenton, FL $71,770 per year
Jacksonville, FL $69,837 per year
Pensacola, FL $66,447 per year
Ormond Beach, FL $64,752 per year

Florida nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where bariatric nurses are paid the highest is Miami, where the average bariatric nurses salary is $73,574 and 53,110 registered nurses are currently employed. The Gainesville area comes in second, with a $73,337 average bariatric nurse salary and 6,010 registered nurses employed.

Bariatric nurses salaries in other states

California $116,825 per year
New York $106,384 per year
Texas $84,750 per year
Illinois $83,906 per year
Pennsylvania $73,905 per year
Georgia $84,077 per year
Tennessee $66,946 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Florida?

Transport Nurse $81,151 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $80,418 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $80,173 per year
Radiology Nurse $80,173 per year
Float Pool Nurse $79,196 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $78,218 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $78,218 per year
ENT Nurse $78,218 per year
Pediatric Emergency Nurse $78,218 per year
Vascular Nurse $75,871 per year

At a $71,374 average annual salary, bariatric nurses in Florida tend to earn less than transport nurses ($81,151), occupational health nurses ($80,418), cath lab nurses ($80,173), radiology nurses ($80,173), float pool nurses ($79,196), aesthetic nurses ($78,218), quality assurance nurses ($78,218), ENT nurses ($78,218), pediatric emergency nurses ($78,218), and vascular nurses ($75,871).

More about bariatric nurses

A bariatric nurse works with patients who are mobidly obese and undergoing bariatric surgery.

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