Average Infection Control Nurse Salary in Iowa

Infection control nurses in Iowa earn an average of $72,099 per year (or $34.67 per hour).

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Iowa infection control nurses earn 10% lower than the national average salary for infection control nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

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Infection control nurse salary range in Iowa

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $87,930 $42
75th Percentile $83,693 $40
Median $68,549 $32
25th Percentile $66,319 $31

80% of Iowa infection control nurses earn between $53,572 and $87,930.

Cost-of-living adjusted infection control nurse salary in Iowa

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Iowa infection control nurses earn about $79,230 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 infection control nurses

West Des Moines, IA $74,274 per year

Iowa nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infection control nurses are paid the highest is West Des Moines, where the average infection control nurses salary is $74,274 and 7,060 registered nurses are currently employed.

Infection control nurses salaries in other states

California $120,799 per year
Massachusetts $96,630 per year
Washington $101,706 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Nevada $82,769 per year
New Jersey $88,670 per year
Connecticut $83,322 per year
Minnesota $87,077 per year
Maryland $86,698 per year
Arizona $79,657 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Iowa?

PACU 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
Rehab Nurse $66,091 per year
Wound Nurse $66,091 per year
Neurology Nurse $66,091 per year

At a $72,099 average annual salary, infection control nurses in Iowa tend to earn more than PACU 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), rehab nurses ($66,091), wound nurses ($66,091), and neurology nurses ($66,091).

More about infection control nurses

Infection control nurses identify and prevent the spread of infectious disesases. They work in numerous healthcare settings to educate patients and providers on best practices. Research and analysis plays a large in their job duties along with commuication and education.

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