Average Nurse Manager Salary in Washington

Nurse managers in Washington earn an average of $101,217 per year (or $48.66 per hour).

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13% higher than the national average
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Washington nurse managers earn 13% higher than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

Nurse manager salary range in Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $135,155 $64
75th Percentile $109,561 $52
Median $102,948 $49
25th Percentile $82,778 $39

80% of Washington nurse managers earn between $78,628 and $135,155.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in Washington

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Overall Average

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington nurse managers earn about $94,243 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 nurse managers

Seattle, WA $105,421 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse managers are paid the highest is Seattle, where the average nurse managers salary is $105,421 and 35,070 registered nurses are currently 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
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
Maryland $88,582 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
Infectious Disease Nurse $101,706 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,706 per year
Infection Control Nurse $101,706 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $100,239 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $99,750 per year
Nurse Educator $99,750 per year

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

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