Average Ophthalmology Nurse Salary in New York

Ophthalmology nurses in New York earn an average of $98,919 per year (or $47.55 per hour).

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

Ophthalmology nurse salary range in New York

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $134,704 $64
75th Percentile $107,664 $51
Median $101,940 $49
25th Percentile $80,210 $38

80% of New York ophthalmology nurses earn between $64,935 and $134,704.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New York ophthalmology nurses earn about $89,763 per year. Cost-of-living in New York is 10% 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 ophthalmology nurses

New York, NY $104,367 per year
Buffalo, NY $85,584 per year
Troy, NY $82,372 per year
Rochester, NY $80,634 per year
Syracuse, NY $79,966 per year

New York nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where ophthalmology nurses are paid the highest is New York, where the average ophthalmology nurses salary is $104,367 and 180,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Buffalo area comes in second, with a $85,584 average ophthalmology nurse salary and 13,140 registered nurses employed.

Ophthalmology nurses salaries in other states

California $125,244 per year
Texas $81,546 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in New York?

Bariatric Nurse $106,384 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $105,908 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $102,652 per year
Blood Management Nurse $100,785 per year
Pediatric OR Nurse $100,169 per year
Float Pool Nurse $99,852 per year
Dermatology Nurse $98,919 per year
PACU Nurse $98,919 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $98,919 per year
Transplant Nurse $98,919 per year

At a $98,919 average annual salary, ophthalmology nurses in New York tend to earn less than bariatric nurses ($106,384), clinical informatics nurses ($105,908), endoscopy nurses ($102,652), blood management nurses ($100,785), pediatric OR nurses ($100,169), and float pool nurses ($99,852). They tend to earn more than dermatology nurses ($98,919), PACU nurses ($98,919), cath lab nurses ($98,919), and transplant nurses ($98,919).

More about ophthalmology nurses

An ophthalmology nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to patients who are dealing with eye-related health issues. They work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, and private practices, and provide care to patients of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include conducting vision tests, providing education and support to patients and their families, assisting with eye exams and surgeries, and monitoring patients' progress. They may also be involved in administering medications, performing dressings and other treatments, and coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team.

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