Average Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Salary in Illinois

Pediatric critical care nurses in Illinois earn an average of $84,893 per year (or $40.82 per hour).

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4% higher than the national average
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Illinois pediatric critical care nurses earn 4% higher than the national average salary for pediatric critical care nurses, at $81,488 (or $39.17 per hour).

Pediatric critical care nurse salary range in Illinois

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $109,181 $52
75th Percentile $101,132 $48
Median $84,155 $40
25th Percentile $68,014 $32

80% of Illinois pediatric critical care nurses earn between $64,695 and $109,181.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric critical care nurse salary in Illinois

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Illinois pediatric critical care nurses earn about $84,471 per year. Cost-of-living in Illinois is 0% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Illinois for pediatric critical care nurses

Chicago, IL $88,191 per year
Peoria, IL $74,447 per year

Illinois nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric critical care nurses are paid the highest is Chicago, where the average pediatric critical care nurses salary is $88,191 and 96,750 registered nurses are currently employed. The Peoria area comes in second, with a $74,447 average pediatric critical care nurse salary and 5,460 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric critical care nurses salaries in other states

California $115,047 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $103,711 per year
Maryland $87,640 per year
Arizona $79,657 per year
Texas $76,343 per year
Virginia $80,034 per year
Pennsylvania $74,146 per year
Georgia $67,890 per year
Florida $70,396 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Illinois?

Cath Lab Nurse $94,764 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $94,764 per year
Radiology Nurse $93,777 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $90,816 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $89,829 per year
Vascular Nurse $87,854 per year
Renal Nurse $86,867 per year
Research Nurse $85,505 per year
Diabetes Nurse $84,893 per year
Bariatric Nurse $83,906 per year

At a $84,893 average annual salary, pediatric critical care nurses in Illinois tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($94,764), clinical informatics nurses ($94,764), radiology nurses ($93,777), endoscopy nurses ($90,816), quality assurance nurses ($89,829), vascular nurses ($87,854), renal nurses ($86,867), and research nurses ($85,505). They tend to earn more than diabetes nurses ($84,893) and bariatric nurses ($83,906).

More about pediatric critical care nurses

PICU nurses treat severely ill children who require the highest level of medical care. Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit need monitoring and frequent interventions.

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