Average Public Health Nurse Salary in Maryland

Public health nurses in Maryland earn an average of $89,525 per year (or $43.04 per hour).

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8% higher than the national average
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Maryland public health nurses earn 8% higher than the national average salary for public health nurses, at $82,750 (or $39.78 per hour).

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Public health nurse salary range in Maryland

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $110,092 $52
75th Percentile $105,900 $50
Median $84,857 $40
25th Percentile $70,452 $33

80% of Maryland public health nurses earn between $65,438 and $110,092.

Cost-of-living adjusted public health nurse salary in Maryland

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Maryland public health nurses earn about $84,061 per year. Cost-of-living in Maryland is 6% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Maryland for public health nurses

Towson, MD $89,980 per year

Maryland nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where public health nurses are paid the highest is Towson, where the average public health nurses salary is $89,980 and 30,990 registered nurses are currently employed.

Public health nurses salaries in other states

California $115,047 per year
Oregon $86,301 per year
Massachusetts $96,630 per year
Washington $93,883 per year
New York $88,654 per year
Nevada $91,235 per year
New Jersey $81,536 per year
Connecticut $83,322 per year
Minnesota $87,077 per year
Arizona $83,542 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Maryland?

Clinical Informatics Nurse $99,891 per year
HIV Nurse $94,237 per year
Reproductive Nurse $94,237 per year
Hematology Nurse $90,467 per year
Float Pool Nurse $90,467 per year
Infusion Nurse $90,213 per year
Nurse Manager $88,582 per year
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse $87,640 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $87,640 per year
Research Nurse $87,640 per year

At a $89,525 average annual salary, public health nurses in Maryland tend to earn less than clinical informatics nurses ($99,891), HIV nurses ($94,237), reproductive nurses ($94,237), hematology nurses ($90,467), float pool nurses ($90,467), and infusion nurses ($90,213). They tend to earn more than nurse managers ($88,582), pediatric critical care nurses ($87,640), quality assurance nurses ($87,640), and research nurses ($87,640).

More about public health nurses

Public health nurses are in research heavy roles and are responsible for finding ways to prevent diseases and keep their community safe.

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