Average Transplant Nurse Salary in Chicago

Transplant nurses in Chicago earn an average of $85,114 per year (or $40.92 per hour).

United States
Chicago, IL
1% lower than the national average
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Chicago transplant nurses earn 1% lower than the national average salary for transplant nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

Transplant nurse salary range in Chicago, IL

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $105,718 $50
75th Percentile $103,310 $49
Median $82,361 $39
25th Percentile $66,887 $32

80% of Chicago transplant nurses earn between $64,176 and $105,718.

Cost-of-living adjusted transplant nurse salary in Chicago

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Chicago, IL
Overall Average
Chicago, IL

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Chicago transplant nurses earn about $81,216 per year. Cost-of-living in Chicago is 4% 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 transplant nurses

Peoria, IL $71,850 per year

Illinois nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where transplant nurses are paid the highest is Peoria, where the average transplant nurses salary is $71,850 and 5,460 registered nurses are currently employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in Chicago, IL?

Cath Lab Nurse $98,446 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $98,446 per year
Radiology Nurse $97,420 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $94,344 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $93,318 per year
Vascular Nurse $91,267 per year
Renal Nurse $90,242 per year
Research Nurse $88,827 per year
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse $88,191 per year
Diabetes Nurse $88,191 per year

At a $85,114 average annual salary, transplant nurses in Chicago tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($98,446), clinical informatics nurses ($98,446), radiology nurses ($97,420), endoscopy nurses ($94,344), quality assurance nurses ($93,318), vascular nurses ($91,267), renal nurses ($90,242), research nurses ($88,827), pediatric critical care nurses ($88,191), and diabetes nurses ($88,191).

More about transplant nurses

Transplant nurses specialize in the process of organ transplants by assisting patients in the preparation of organ donation, the actual surgical procedure, as well as aftercare for the patients.

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