Average Pediatric Nurse Salary in Connecticut

Pediatric nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $85,405 per year (or $41.06 per hour).

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8% higher than the national average
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Connecticut pediatric nurses earn 8% higher than the national average salary for pediatric nurses, at $78,713 (or $37.84 per hour).

Pediatric nurse salary range in Connecticut

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $106,677 $51
75th Percentile $96,200 $46
Median $80,900 $38
25th Percentile $74,552 $35

80% of Connecticut pediatric nurses earn between $59,300 and $106,677.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric nurse salary in Connecticut

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Connecticut pediatric nurses earn about $82,597 per year. Cost-of-living in Connecticut is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Connecticut for pediatric nurses

Stamford, CT $87,740 per year
East Hartford, CT $83,852 per year

Connecticut nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric nurses are paid the highest is Stamford, where the average pediatric nurses salary is $87,740 and 7,250 registered nurses are currently employed. The East Hartford area comes in second, with a $83,852 average pediatric nurse salary and 11,950 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric nurses salaries in other states

California $121,322 per year
Hawaii $92,134 per year
Oregon $96,259 per year
Massachusetts $94,482 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $89,587 per year
Nevada $92,941 per year
New Jersey $87,651 per year
Minnesota $79,937 per year
Maryland $78,621 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Connecticut?

Neurology Nurse $106,236 per year
Nurse Manager $102,590 per year
PACU Nurse $99,986 per year
Nurse Educator $97,976 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $97,903 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $97,903 per year
Infusion Nurse $97,903 per year
Trauma Nurse $97,903 per year
Research Nurse $97,903 per year
Diabetes Nurse $96,862 per year

At a $85,405 average annual salary, pediatric nurses in Connecticut tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($106,236), nurse managers ($102,590), PACU nurses ($99,986), nurse educators ($97,976), ambulatory nurses ($97,903), substance abuse nurses ($97,903), infusion nurses ($97,903), trauma nurses ($97,903), research nurses ($97,903), and diabetes nurses ($96,862).

More about pediatric nurses

A pediatric nurse cares for and treats children. On any given day, pediatric RNs may assess adolescent patients and provide evidence-based interventions, administer medication or educate parents and caregivers on wellness practices.

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