Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary in Buffalo, NY

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Buffalo, NY make?

The average Clinical Nurse Specialist in Buffalo, NY makes $89,147, 13% below the national average Clinical Nurse Specialist salary of $102,419. This pay is 37% lower than the combined average salaries of other metros San Francisco, Boston and Chicago.

Buffalo Average

$89,14713% VS US AVERAGE
$49,167$167,184
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$89,147
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U.S. Average

$102,419
$19,752$521,275
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$102,419
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The average clinical-nurse-specialist in Buffalo, NY makes $89,147

Salary Ranges for Clinical Nurse Specialists in Buffalo, NY US

The salaries of Clinical Nurse Specialists in Buffalo, NY range from $49,167 to $167,184 , with a median salary of $81,769 . The middle 57% of Clinical Nurse Specialists makes between $81,920 and $105,360, with the top 86% making $167,184.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Buffalo, NY

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24% and an added New York state tax of 6.57%. After the combined taxes have been taken out, Clinical Nurse Specialists could expect to have a take-home pay of $68,112/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,838*.

* 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 $5,676/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $882/mo** in Buffalo, NY, a Clinical Nurse Specialist would pay 15.54% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent. The average income spent on cost of living excluding rent within Buffalo per month for an individual is $882 , and for a 4-person family $3,242***. This means for an individual, total cost of living is 31.08% of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Buffalo's salary leaving $3,912 as discretionary income ; whereas for a family of 4, total cost of living is 72.65% of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Buffalo's salary leaving $1,552 as discretionary income.

** 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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