Average Nurse Manager Salary in North Carolina

Nurse managers in North Carolina earn an average of $80,785 per year (or $38.84 per hour).

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North Carolina
9% lower than the national average
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North Carolina nurse managers earn 9% lower than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

Nurse manager salary range in North Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $108,198 $52
75th Percentile $89,261 $42
Median $81,943 $39
25th Percentile $68,702 $33

80% of North Carolina nurse managers earn between $58,342 and $108,198.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in North Carolina

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, North Carolina nurse managers earn about $88,002 per year. Cost-of-living in North Carolina is 8% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in North Carolina for nurse managers

Charlotte, NC $83,123 per year
Winston-Salem, NC $82,862 per year
Chapel Hill, NC $82,828 per year
Greensboro, NC $82,113 per year
Raleigh, NC $82,011 per year
Asheville, NC $79,481 per year

North Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse managers are paid the highest is Charlotte, where the average nurse managers salary is $83,123 and 24,630 registered nurses are currently employed. The Winston-Salem area comes in second, with a $82,862 average nurse manager salary and 9,120 registered nurses employed.

Nurse managers salaries in other states

California $129,689 per year
Oregon $104,320 per year
Alaska $97,230 per year
Massachusetts $115,956 per year
Washington $101,217 per year
New York $97,986 per year
Nevada $102,713 per year
New Jersey $95,805 per year
Connecticut $102,590 per year
Minnesota $98,688 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in North Carolina?

Gastroenterology Nurse $82,756 per year
Radiology Nurse $82,756 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $82,756 per year
Renal Nurse $80,785 per year
Research Nurse $78,815 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $78,815 per year
Urology Nurse $78,815 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $77,406 per year
Case Management Nurse $76,845 per year
Pediatric Emergency Nurse $76,845 per year

At a $80,785 average annual salary, nurse managers in North Carolina tend to earn less than gastroenterology nurses ($82,756), radiology nurses ($82,756), and occupational health nurses ($82,756). They tend to earn more than renal nurses ($80,785), research nurses ($78,815), endoscopy nurses ($78,815), urology nurses ($78,815), quality assurance nurses ($77,406), case management nurses ($76,845), and pediatric emergency nurses ($76,845).

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