Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Connecticut

Oncology nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $95,820 per year (or $46.06 per hour).

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13% higher than the national average
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Connecticut oncology nurses earn 13% higher than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Connecticut

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $119,686 $57
75th Percentile $107,932 $51
Median $90,766 $43
25th Percentile $83,644 $40

80% of Connecticut oncology nurses earn between $66,532 and $119,686.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Connecticut

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Connecticut oncology nurses earn about $92,669 per year. Cost-of-living in Connecticut is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Connecticut for oncology nurses

Stamford, CT $98,440 per year
East Hartford, CT $94,078 per year

Connecticut nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Stamford, where the average oncology nurses salary is $98,440 and 7,250 registered nurses are currently employed. The East Hartford area comes in second, with a $94,078 average oncology nurse salary and 11,950 registered nurses employed.

Oncology nurses salaries in other states

California $125,506 per year
Oregon $96,733 per year
Massachusetts $102,835 per year
Washington $94,450 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $96,092 per year
New Jersey $92,747 per year
Minnesota $93,966 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year
Arizona $82,309 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Connecticut?

Neurology Nurse $106,236 per year
Nurse Manager $102,590 per year
PACU Nurse $99,986 per year
Nurse Educator $97,976 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $97,903 per year
Research Nurse $97,903 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $97,903 per year
Trauma Nurse $97,903 per year
Infusion Nurse $97,903 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $96,862 per year

At a $95,820 average annual salary, oncology nurses in Connecticut tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($106,236), nurse managers ($102,590), PACU nurses ($99,986), nurse educators ($97,976), substance abuse nurses ($97,903), research nurses ($97,903), ambulatory nurses ($97,903), trauma nurses ($97,903), infusion nurses ($97,903), and orthopedics nurses ($96,862).

More about oncology nurses

An oncology nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to patients who are dealing with cancer. They work in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings, and provide care to patients of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include providing education and support to patients and their families, administering chemotherapy and other medications, monitoring patients' response to treatment, and providing symptom management. They may also be involved in coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team, and providing emotional support to patients and their loved ones.

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