Average Infection Control Nurse Salary in Missouri

Infection control nurses in Missouri earn an average of $72,861 per year (or $35.03 per hour).

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9% lower than the national average
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Missouri infection control nurses earn 9% 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 Missouri

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $101,774 $48
75th Percentile $83,244 $40
Median $66,552 $31
25th Percentile $64,037 $30

80% of Missouri infection control nurses earn between $50,892 and $101,774.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Missouri infection control nurses earn about $78,769 per year. Cost-of-living in Missouri is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Missouri for infection control nurses

St. Louis, MO $75,925 per year
Springfield, MO $66,155 per year

Missouri nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infection control nurses are paid the highest is St. Louis, where the average infection control nurses salary is $75,925 and 31,620 registered nurses are currently employed. The Springfield area comes in second, with a $66,155 average infection control nurse salary and 5,980 registered nurses 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 Missouri?

Oncology Nurse $77,120 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $75,700 per year
Blood Management Nurse $75,700 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $75,700 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $75,700 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $74,754 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $73,808 per year
Nurse Manager $72,861 per year
PACU Nurse $72,861 per year
Case Management Nurse $72,483 per year

At a $72,861 average annual salary, infection control nurses in Missouri tend to earn less than oncology nurses ($77,120), correctional care nurses ($75,700), blood management nurses ($75,700), orthopedics nurses ($75,700), aesthetic nurses ($75,700), occupational health nurses ($74,754), and quality assurance nurses ($73,808). They tend to earn more than nurse managers ($72,861), PACU nurses ($72,861), and case management nurses ($72,483).

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