Average Infection Control Nurse Salary in Washington

Infection control nurses in Washington earn an average of $101,706 per year (or $48.90 per hour).

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25% higher than the national average
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Washington infection control nurses earn 25% higher 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 Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $135,808 $65
75th Percentile $110,090 $52
Median $103,445 $49
25th Percentile $83,178 $39

80% of Washington infection control nurses earn between $79,008 and $135,808.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington infection control nurses earn about $94,698 per year. Cost-of-living in Washington is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Washington for infection control nurses

Seattle, WA $105,930 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infection control nurses are paid the highest is Seattle, where the average infection control nurses salary is $105,930 and 35,070 registered nurses are currently employed.

Infection control nurses salaries in other states

California $120,799 per year
Massachusetts $96,630 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
Colorado $76,923 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Washington?

Cath Lab Nurse $103,662 per year
Float Pool Nurse $103,662 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $103,173 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $101,882 per year
Infectious Disease Nurse $101,706 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,706 per year
Nurse Manager $101,217 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $100,239 per year
Nurse Educator $99,750 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $99,750 per year

At a $101,706 average annual salary, infection control nurses in Washington tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($103,662), float pool nurses ($103,662), quality assurance nurses ($103,173), and occupational health nurses ($101,882). They tend to earn more than infectious disease nurses ($101,706), primary care nurses ($101,706), nurse managers ($101,217), clinical informatics nurses ($100,239), nurse educators ($99,750), and aesthetic nurses ($99,750).

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