Average Bariatric Nurse Salary in Pennsylvania

Bariatric nurses in Pennsylvania earn an average of $73,905 per year (or $35.53 per hour).

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12% lower than the national average
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Pennsylvania bariatric nurses earn 12% 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 Pennsylvania

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $95,960 $46
75th Percentile $79,370 $38
Median $74,819 $35
25th Percentile $60,757 $29

80% of Pennsylvania bariatric nurses earn between $57,996 and $95,960.

Cost-of-living adjusted bariatric nurse salary in Pennsylvania

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Pennsylvania bariatric nurses earn about $75,722 per year. Cost-of-living in Pennsylvania is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Pennsylvania for bariatric nurses

Philadelphia, PA $79,603 per year
Bethlehem, PA $74,109 per year
Harrisburg, PA $73,039 per year
Pittsburgh, PA $71,153 per year
Hazleton, PA $68,556 per year

Pennsylvania nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where bariatric nurses are paid the highest is Philadelphia, where the average bariatric nurses salary is $79,603 and 73,510 registered nurses are currently employed. The Bethlehem area comes in second, with a $74,109 average bariatric nurse salary and 9,930 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
Georgia $84,077 per year
Florida $71,374 per year
Tennessee $66,946 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Pennsylvania?

Occupational Health Nurse $88,975 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $86,640 per year
PACU Nurse $84,341 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $83,878 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $83,868 per year
Pulmonary Care Nurse $83,414 per year
Blood Management Nurse $83,414 per year
Research Nurse $81,560 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $81,560 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $81,560 per year

At a $73,905 average annual salary, bariatric nurses in Pennsylvania tend to earn less than occupational health nurses ($88,975), aesthetic nurses ($86,640), PACU nurses ($84,341), ambulatory nurses ($83,878), cath lab nurses ($83,868), pulmonary care nurses ($83,414), blood management nurses ($83,414), research nurses ($81,560), mother baby nurses ($81,560), and correctional care nurses ($81,560).

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