Average Quality Assurance Nurse Salary in Illinois

Quality assurance nurses in Illinois earn an average of $89,829 per year (or $43.19 per hour).

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4% higher than the national average
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Illinois quality assurance nurses earn 4% higher than the national average salary for quality assurance nurses, at $85,777 (or $41.24 per hour).

Quality assurance nurse salary range in Illinois

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $115,529 $55
75th Percentile $107,012 $51
Median $89,048 $42
25th Percentile $71,968 $34

80% of Illinois quality assurance nurses earn between $68,456 and $115,529.

Cost-of-living adjusted quality assurance nurse salary in Illinois

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Illinois quality assurance nurses earn about $89,382 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 quality assurance nurses

Chicago, IL $93,318 per year
Peoria, IL $78,775 per year

Illinois nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where quality assurance nurses are paid the highest is Chicago, where the average quality assurance nurses salary is $93,318 and 96,750 registered nurses are currently employed. The Peoria area comes in second, with a $78,775 average quality assurance nurse salary and 5,460 registered nurses employed.

Quality assurance nurses salaries in other states

California $121,322 per year
Massachusetts $94,482 per year
Washington $103,173 per year
New York $97,052 per year
Nevada $94,736 per year
New Jersey $99,882 per year
Minnesota $87,077 per year
Maryland $87,640 per year
Arizona $79,657 per year
Colorado $92,307 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Illinois?

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

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

More about quality assurance nurses

Quality assurance nurses main job is to make sure nursing practices within an agency or department are up to par and to identify areas that are needed for improvement.

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