Average Oncology Nurse Salary in New York

Oncology nurses in New York earn an average of $98,460 per year (or $47.34 per hour).

United States
New York, NY
16% higher than the national average
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New York oncology nurses earn 16% higher than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in New York, NY

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $127,500 $61
75th Percentile $101,720 $48
Median $98,950 $47
25th Percentile $79,100 $38

80% of New York oncology nurses earn between $73,450 and $127,500.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in New York

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New York oncology nurses earn about $85,246 per year. Cost-of-living in New York is 15% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New York for oncology nurses

Buffalo, NY $80,740 per year
Troy, NY $77,710 per year
Rochester, NY $76,070 per year
Syracuse, NY $75,440 per year

New York nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Buffalo, where the average oncology nurses salary is $80,740 and 13,140 registered nurses are currently employed. The Troy area comes in second, with a $77,710 average oncology nurse salary and 10,160 registered nurses employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in New York, NY?

Bariatric Nurse $112,244 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $111,742 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $108,306 per year
Blood Management Nurse $106,336 per year
Pediatric OR Nurse $105,686 per year
Float Pool Nurse $105,352 per year
Dermatology Nurse $104,367 per year
PACU Nurse $104,367 per year
Research Nurse $104,367 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $104,367 per year

At a $98,460 average annual salary, oncology nurses in New York tend to earn less than bariatric nurses ($112,244), clinical informatics nurses ($111,742), endoscopy nurses ($108,306), blood management nurses ($106,336), pediatric OR nurses ($105,686), float pool nurses ($105,352), dermatology nurses ($104,367), PACU nurses ($104,367), research nurses ($104,367), and cath lab nurses ($104,367).

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