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 17% less than similar careers in Virgin Islands. On average, they make less than pharmacists but more than informatics nurse specialists.

Career Median Salary
Pharmacist salary $120K
Health services manager salary $76K
Registered nurse salary $61K
Clinical nurse specialist salary $61K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $61K
Physical therapist salary $51K
Informatics nurse specialist salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)