Average Pediatric Nurse Salary in Mississippi

Pediatric nurses in Mississippi earn an average of $61,216 per year (or $29.43 per hour).

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22% lower than the national average
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Mississippi pediatric nurses earn 22% lower than the national average salary for pediatric nurses, at $78,713 (or $37.84 per hour).

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Pediatric nurse salary range in Mississippi

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $76,286 $36
75th Percentile $72,940 $35
Median $58,947 $28
25th Percentile $47,117 $22

80% of Mississippi pediatric nurses earn between $45,779 and $76,286.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric nurse salary in Mississippi

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Mississippi pediatric nurses earn about $69,723 per year. Cost-of-living in Mississippi is 12% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Mississippi for pediatric nurses

Jackson, MS $64,058 per year

Mississippi nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric nurses are paid the highest is Jackson, where the average pediatric nurses salary is $64,058 and 8,700 registered nurses are currently 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
Connecticut $85,405 per year
Minnesota $79,937 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Mississippi?

PACU Nurse $74,608 per year
Psychiatric Nurse $68,869 per year
Labor and Delivery Nurse $68,869 per year
Case Management Nurse $65,043 per year
NICU Nurse $65,043 per year
Public Health Nurse $65,043 per year
Wound Nurse $64,086 per year
Geriatric Nurse $63,130 per year
Nurse Manager $63,130 per year
Rehab Nurse $63,130 per year

At a $61,216 average annual salary, pediatric nurses in Mississippi tend to earn less than PACU nurses ($74,608), psychiatric nurses ($68,869), labor and delivery nurses ($68,869), case management nurses ($65,043), NICU nurses ($65,043), public health nurses ($65,043), wound nurses ($64,086), geriatric nurses ($63,130), nurse managers ($63,130), and rehab nurses ($63,130).

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