Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Virginia

Oncology nurses in Virginia earn an average of $81,089 per year (or $38.99 per hour).

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4% lower than the national average
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Virginia oncology nurses earn 4% lower than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $106,796 $51
75th Percentile $92,034 $44
Median $81,321 $39
25th Percentile $65,279 $31

80% of Virginia oncology nurses earn between $62,572 and $106,796.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Virginia

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia oncology nurses earn about $80,286 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 oncology nurses

Richmond, VA $81,364 per year
Norfolk, VA $79,703 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Richmond, where the average oncology nurses salary is $81,364 and 12,910 registered nurses are currently employed. The Norfolk area comes in second, with a $79,703 average oncology nurse salary and 14,330 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 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
Occupational Health Nurse $80,514 per year
Nurse Manager $80,514 per year
Pain Management Nurse $80,514 per year

At a $81,089 average annual salary, oncology 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), and quality assurance nurses ($81,395). They tend to earn more than occupational health nurses ($80,514), nurse managers ($80,514), and pain management nurses ($80,514).

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