Average Nurse Manager Salary in Boston

Nurse managers in Boston earn an average of $119,940 per year (or $57.66 per hour).

United States
Boston, MA
35% higher than the national average
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Boston nurse managers earn 35% higher than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

Nurse manager salary range in Boston, MA

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $193,548 $93
75th Percentile $152,100 $73
Median $114,516 $55
25th Percentile $93,288 $44

80% of Boston nurse managers earn between $73,764 and $193,548.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in Boston

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Boston, MA
Overall Average
Boston, MA

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Boston nurse managers earn about $108,838 per year. Cost-of-living in Boston is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Massachusetts for nurse managers

Worcester, MA $106,044 per year
Springfield, MA $97,356 per year

Massachusetts nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse managers are paid the highest is Worcester, where the average nurse managers salary is $106,044 and 7,210 registered nurses are currently employed. The Springfield area comes in second, with a $97,356 average nurse manager salary and 7,340 registered nurses employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in Boston, MA?

Cath Lab Nurse $133,266 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $127,713 per year
Radiology Nurse $126,603 per year
Transplant Nurse $124,382 per year
PACU Nurse $122,161 per year
Nurse Educator $118,762 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $117,718 per year
Neurology Nurse $116,608 per year
Vascular Nurse $115,497 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $111,055 per year

At a $119,940 average annual salary, nurse managers in Boston tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($133,266), aesthetic nurses ($127,713), radiology nurses ($126,603), transplant nurses ($124,382), and PACU nurses ($122,161). They tend to earn more than nurse educators ($118,762), endoscopy nurses ($117,718), neurology nurses ($116,608), vascular nurses ($115,497), and mother baby nurses ($111,055).

More about nurse managers

Nurse managers oversee the day-to-day work of nurses in a hospital or clinical setting. They serve as clinical and administrative leaders of their units, leading patient care while also supervising other nurses.

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