Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist make?

The average Clinical Nurse Specialist in the US makes $102,419. Clinical Nurse Specialists make the most in San Francisco at $143,963, averaging total compensation 41% greater than the US average.

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The average clinical-nurse-specialist in the US makes $102,419

Salary Ranges for Clinical Nurse Specialists

The salaries of Clinical Nurse Specialists in the US range from $19,752 to $521,275 , with a median salary of $99,782 . The middle 57% of Clinical Nurse Specialists makes between $99,782 and $239,998, with the top 86% making $521,275.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Clinical Nurse Specialist

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24%. After a federal tax rate of 24% has been taken out, Clinical Nurse Specialists could expect to have a take-home pay of $83,549/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $3,481*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Clinical Nurse Specialist

With a take-home pay of roughly $6,962/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Clinical Nurse Specialist would pay 35.99% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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