Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Massachusetts

Oncology nurses in Massachusetts earn an average of $102,835 per year (or $49.44 per hour).

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21% higher than the national average
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Massachusetts oncology nurses earn 21% higher than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Massachusetts

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $161,027 $77
75th Percentile $127,962 $61
Median $101,058 $48
25th Percentile $80,795 $38

80% of Massachusetts oncology nurses earn between $65,109 and $161,027.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Massachusetts

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Massachusetts oncology nurses earn about $95,750 per year. Cost-of-living in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts for oncology nurses

Boston, MA $106,369 per year
Worcester, MA $94,045 per year
Springfield, MA $86,340 per year

Massachusetts nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Boston, where the average oncology nurses salary is $106,369 and 66,120 registered nurses are currently employed. The Worcester area comes in second, with a $94,045 average oncology nurse salary and 7,210 registered nurses employed.

Oncology nurses salaries in other states

California $125,506 per year
Oregon $96,733 per year
Washington $94,450 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $96,092 per year
New Jersey $92,747 per year
Connecticut $95,820 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 Massachusetts?

Cath Lab Nurse $128,840 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $123,471 per year
Radiology Nurse $122,398 per year
Transplant Nurse $120,250 per year
PACU Nurse $118,103 per year
Nurse Manager $115,956 per year
Nurse Educator $114,817 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $113,808 per year
Neurology Nurse $112,735 per year
Vascular Nurse $111,661 per year

At a $102,835 average annual salary, oncology nurses in Massachusetts tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($128,840), aesthetic nurses ($123,471), radiology nurses ($122,398), transplant nurses ($120,250), PACU nurses ($118,103), nurse managers ($115,956), nurse educators ($114,817), endoscopy nurses ($113,808), neurology nurses ($112,735), and vascular nurses ($111,661).

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