Average Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Salary in Pennsylvania

Pediatric critical care nurses in Pennsylvania earn an average of $74,146 per year (or $35.65 per hour).

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Pennsylvania pediatric critical care nurses earn 9% lower than the national average salary for pediatric critical care nurses, at $81,488 (or $39.17 per hour).

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Pediatric critical care nurse salary range in Pennsylvania

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $96,273 $46
75th Percentile $79,629 $38
Median $75,063 $36
25th Percentile $60,956 $29

80% of Pennsylvania pediatric critical care nurses earn between $58,185 and $96,273.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Pennsylvania pediatric critical care nurses earn about $75,969 per year. Cost-of-living in Pennsylvania is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Pennsylvania for pediatric critical care nurses

Philadelphia, PA $79,863 per year
Bethlehem, PA $74,351 per year
Harrisburg, PA $73,278 per year
Pittsburgh, PA $71,385 per year
Hazleton, PA $68,780 per year

Pennsylvania nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric critical care nurses are paid the highest is Philadelphia, where the average pediatric critical care nurses salary is $79,863 and 73,510 registered nurses are currently employed. The Bethlehem area comes in second, with a $74,351 average pediatric critical care nurse salary and 9,930 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
Illinois $84,893 per year
Virginia $80,034 per year
Georgia $67,890 per year
Florida $70,396 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Pennsylvania?

Occupational Health Nurse $88,975 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $86,640 per year
PACU Nurse $84,341 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $83,878 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $83,868 per year
Pulmonary Care Nurse $83,414 per year
Blood Management Nurse $83,414 per year
Research Nurse $81,560 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $81,560 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $81,560 per year

At a $74,146 average annual salary, pediatric critical care nurses in Pennsylvania tend to earn less than occupational health nurses ($88,975), aesthetic nurses ($86,640), PACU nurses ($84,341), ambulatory nurses ($83,878), cath lab nurses ($83,868), pulmonary care nurses ($83,414), blood management nurses ($83,414), research nurses ($81,560), mother baby nurses ($81,560), and correctional care nurses ($81,560).

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