Average Infectious Disease Nurse Salary in Washington

Infectious disease 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 infectious disease nurses earn 25% higher than the national average salary for infectious disease nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

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Infectious disease 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 infectious disease nurses earn between $79,008 and $135,808.

Cost-of-living adjusted infectious disease nurse salary in Washington

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington infectious disease 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 infectious disease nurses

Seattle, WA $105,930 per year

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

Infectious disease nurses salaries in other states

California $117,139 per year
Massachusetts $103,072 per year
New York $91,453 per year
Maryland $81,684 per year
Arizona $93,257 per year
Colorado $83,374 per year
Texas $73,780 per year
Illinois $81,438 per year
Virginia $77,772 per year
Pennsylvania $79,707 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Washington?

Float Pool Nurse $103,662 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $103,662 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $103,173 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $101,882 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,706 per year
Infection Control 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, infectious disease nurses in Washington tend to earn less than float pool nurses ($103,662), cath lab nurses ($103,662), quality assurance nurses ($103,173), and occupational health nurses ($101,882). They tend to earn more than primary care nurses ($101,706), infection control nurses ($101,706), nurse managers ($101,217), clinical informatics nurses ($100,239), nurse educators ($99,750), and aesthetic nurses ($99,750).

More about infectious disease 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 role 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