Average Infection Control Nurse Salary in Virginia

Infection control nurses in Virginia earn an average of $82,431 per year (or $39.64 per hour).

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2% higher than the national average
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Virginia infection control nurses earn 2% higher than the national average salary for infection control nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

Infection control nurse salary range in Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $108,564 $52
75th Percentile $93,557 $44
Median $82,667 $39
25th Percentile $66,359 $31

80% of Virginia infection control nurses earn between $63,607 and $108,564.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia infection control nurses earn about $81,614 per year. Cost-of-living in Virginia is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Virginia for infection control nurses

Richmond, VA $82,710 per year
Norfolk, VA $81,022 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infection control nurses are paid the highest is Richmond, where the average infection control nurses salary is $82,710 and 12,910 registered nurses are currently employed. The Norfolk area comes in second, with a $81,022 average infection control nurse salary and 14,330 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 Virginia?

Renal Nurse $86,265 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,693 per year
Research Nurse $84,348 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $83,312 per year
PACU Nurse $82,431 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $81,395 per year
Oncology Nurse $81,089 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $80,514 per year
Pain Management Nurse $80,514 per year
Nurse Manager $80,514 per year

At a $82,431 average annual salary, infection control nurses in Virginia tend to earn less than renal nurses ($86,265), radiology nurses ($84,693), research nurses ($84,348), and clinical informatics nurses ($83,312). They tend to earn more than PACU nurses ($82,431), quality assurance nurses ($81,395), oncology nurses ($81,089), occupational health nurses ($80,514), pain management nurses ($80,514), and nurse managers ($80,514).

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