Average Occupational Health Nurse Salary in Virginia

Occupational health nurses in Virginia earn an average of $80,514 per year (or $38.71 per hour).

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

Occupational health nurse salary range in Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $106,039 $50
75th Percentile $91,381 $43
Median $80,745 $38
25th Percentile $64,816 $31

80% of Virginia occupational health nurses earn between $62,128 and $106,039.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia occupational health nurses earn about $79,716 per year. Cost-of-living in Virginia is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Virginia for occupational health nurses

Richmond, VA $80,787 per year
Norfolk, VA $79,138 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where occupational health nurses are paid the highest is Richmond, where the average occupational health nurses salary is $80,787 and 12,910 registered nurses are currently employed. The Norfolk area comes in second, with a $79,138 average occupational health nurse salary and 14,330 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
Pennsylvania $88,975 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Virginia?

Renal Nurse $86,265 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,693 per year
Research Nurse $84,348 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $83,312 per year
PACU Nurse $82,431 per year
Infection Control Nurse $82,431 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $81,395 per year
Oncology Nurse $81,089 per year
Nurse Manager $80,514 per year
Pain Management Nurse $80,514 per year

At a $80,514 average annual salary, occupational health nurses in Virginia tend to earn less than renal nurses ($86,265), radiology nurses ($84,693), research nurses ($84,348), clinical informatics nurses ($83,312), PACU nurses ($82,431), infection control nurses ($82,431), quality assurance nurses ($81,395), and oncology nurses ($81,089). They tend to earn more than nurse managers ($80,514) and pain management nurses ($80,514).

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