Average Occupational Health Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Occupational health nurses in North Carolina earn an average of $82,756 per year (or $39.79 per hour).

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North Carolina occupational health nurses earn 2% lower than the national average salary for occupational health nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Occupational health nurse salary range in North Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $110,837 $53
75th Percentile $91,438 $43
Median $83,941 $40
25th Percentile $70,377 $33

80% of North Carolina occupational health nurses earn between $59,765 and $110,837.

Cost-of-living adjusted occupational health nurse salary in North Carolina

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, North Carolina occupational health nurses earn about $90,148 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 occupational health nurses

Charlotte, NC $85,150 per year
Winston-Salem, NC $84,883 per year
Chapel Hill, NC $84,848 per year
Greensboro, NC $84,116 per year
Raleigh, NC $84,011 per year
Asheville, NC $81,419 per year

North Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where occupational health nurses are paid the highest is Charlotte, where the average occupational health nurses salary is $85,150 and 24,630 registered nurses are currently employed. The Winston-Salem area comes in second, with a $84,883 average occupational health nurse salary and 9,120 registered nurses employed.

Occupational health nurses salaries in other states

California $107,914 per year
Massachusetts $90,188 per year
Washington $101,882 per year
New York $83,988 per year
Maryland $83,248 per year
Arizona $81,600 per year
Colorado $78,570 per year
Texas $81,546 per year
Illinois $76,996 per year
Virginia $80,514 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in North Carolina?

Gastroenterology Nurse $82,756 per year
Radiology Nurse $82,756 per year
Nurse Manager $80,785 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 $82,756 average annual salary, occupational health nurses in North Carolina tend to earn more than gastroenterology nurses ($82,756), radiology nurses ($82,756), nurse managers ($80,785), 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 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