Clinical nurse specialist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Clinical nurse specialist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $87,650
Alabama $57,930
Arkansas $59,650
Arizona $75,770
California $104,410
Colorado $72,870
Connecticut $79,920
District of Columbia $88,800
Delaware $73,030
Florida $64,400
Georgia $67,870
Guam $57,320
Hawaii $105,300
Iowa $59,130
Idaho $66,780
Illinois $73,890
Indiana $62,330
Kansas $59,680
Kentucky $61,780
Louisiana $62,400
Massachusetts $86,860
Maryland $75,660
Maine $65,630
Michigan $70,590
Minnesota $77,940
Missouri $62,270
Mississippi $57,440
Montana $65,960
North Carolina $62,940
North Dakota $63,870
Nebraska $62,730
New Hampshire $71,640
New Jersey $81,820
New Mexico $71,310
Nevada $85,210
New York $85,300
Ohio $64,200
Oklahoma $61,750
Oregon $91,220
Pennsylvania $69,170
Puerto Rico $32,800
Rhode Island $77,650
South Carolina $62,910
South Dakota $57,510
Tennessee $60,120
Texas $72,000
Utah $63,570
Virginia $68,000
Virgin Islands $60,950
Vermont $65,740
Washington $79,920
Wisconsin $70,150
West Virginia $60,890
Wyoming $65,100

How do clinical nurse specialist salaries compare to similar careers?

Clinical nurse specialists earn about the same as related careers in North Carolina. On average, they make less than nurse educators but more than physical therapist assistants.

Career Median Salary
Nurse educator salary $65K
Registered nurse salary $65K
Magnetic resonance imaging technologist salary $67K
Diagnostic medical sonographer salary $67K
Cardiovascular technologist and technician salary $67K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $63K
Clinical nurse specialist salary $63K
Hearing aid specialist salary $62K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $65K
Physical therapist assistant salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)