Average Oncology Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Oncology nurses in North Carolina earn an average of $72,658 per year (or $34.93 per hour).

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North Carolina
14% lower than the national average
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North Carolina oncology nurses earn 14% lower than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in North Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $97,312 $46
75th Percentile $80,281 $38
Median $73,698 $35
25th Percentile $61,789 $29

80% of North Carolina oncology nurses earn between $52,473 and $97,312.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in North Carolina

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, North Carolina oncology nurses earn about $79,148 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 oncology nurses

Charlotte, NC $74,760 per year
Winston-Salem, NC $74,525 per year
Chapel Hill, NC $74,494 per year
Greensboro, NC $73,852 per year
Raleigh, NC $73,760 per year
Asheville, NC $71,484 per year

North Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Charlotte, where the average oncology nurses salary is $74,760 and 24,630 registered nurses are currently employed. The Winston-Salem area comes in second, with a $74,525 average oncology nurse salary and 9,120 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
Connecticut $95,820 per year
Minnesota $93,966 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in North Carolina?

Gastroenterology Nurse $82,756 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $82,756 per year
Radiology Nurse $82,756 per year
Renal Nurse $80,785 per year
Nurse Manager $80,785 per year
Research Nurse $78,815 per year
Urology Nurse $78,815 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $78,815 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $77,406 per year
Case Management Nurse $76,845 per year

At a $72,658 average annual salary, oncology nurses in North Carolina tend to earn less than gastroenterology nurses ($82,756), occupational health nurses ($82,756), radiology nurses ($82,756), renal nurses ($80,785), nurse managers ($80,785), research nurses ($78,815), urology nurses ($78,815), endoscopy nurses ($78,815), quality assurance nurses ($77,406), and case management nurses ($76,845).

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