Average Occupational Health Nurse Salary in Chicago

Occupational health nurses in Chicago earn an average of $79,987 per year (or $38.46 per hour).

United States
Chicago, IL
5% lower than the national average
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Chicago occupational health nurses earn 5% lower than the national average salary for occupational health nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

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Occupational health nurse salary range in Chicago, IL

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $99,349 $47
75th Percentile $97,086 $46
Median $77,399 $37
25th Percentile $62,858 $30

80% of Chicago occupational health nurses earn between $60,310 and $99,349.

Cost-of-living adjusted occupational health nurse salary in Chicago

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Chicago, IL
Overall Average
Chicago, IL

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Chicago occupational health nurses earn about $76,323 per year. Cost-of-living in Chicago is 4% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Illinois for occupational health nurses

Peoria, IL $67,521 per year

Illinois nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where occupational health nurses are paid the highest is Peoria, where the average occupational health nurses salary is $67,521 and 5,460 registered nurses are currently employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in Chicago, IL?

Cath Lab Nurse $98,446 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $98,446 per year
Radiology Nurse $97,420 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $94,344 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $93,318 per year
Vascular Nurse $91,267 per year
Renal Nurse $90,242 per year
Research Nurse $88,827 per year
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse $88,191 per year
Diabetes Nurse $88,191 per year

At a $79,987 average annual salary, occupational health nurses in Chicago tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($98,446), clinical informatics nurses ($98,446), radiology nurses ($97,420), endoscopy nurses ($94,344), quality assurance nurses ($93,318), vascular nurses ($91,267), renal nurses ($90,242), research nurses ($88,827), pediatric critical care nurses ($88,191), and diabetes nurses ($88,191).

More about occupational health nurses

An occupational health nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to individuals who are dealing with work-related health issues. They work in a variety of settings, including workplaces, clinics, and hospitals, and provide care to people of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include providing education and support to workers and their families, conducting health assessments and screenings, and providing care and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses. They may also be involved in developing and implementing workplace health and safety programs, and coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team.

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