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Nurse - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Nurse"

How much does a Nurse in the federal government get paid? $71,931.08* *Based on the 2007 average.
48,912 EMPLOYEES
$3.52B TOTAL SALARY
VN MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Nurse was the 4th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 48,912 employed. The most common payscale was the nursing payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Nurse, with an average salary of $73,149.

Government Nurse jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that require a professional knowledge of nursing. Positions involve providing care to patients in hospitals, clinics, occupational health units, homes, schools and communities; administering anesthetic agents and supportive treatments to patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures; promoting better health practices; teaching; performing research in one or more phases of the field of nursing; or consulting and advising nurses who provide direct care to patients.

Agencies that have hired a Nurse

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 43,014 $73,149.38
Indian Health Service 2,033 $64,001.43
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,918 $49,733.90
National Institutes of Health 935 $81,323.73
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 503 $59,231.41
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 94 $86,200.11
Food and Drug Administration 56 $107,459.20
Federal Bureau of Investigation 38 $77,259.68
Department of State 35 $82,216.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 33 $73,817.15
Forest Service 33 $52,826.70
Social Security Administration 30 $70,163.60
Peace Corps 25 $82,320.92
U.S. Coast Guard 18 $56,866.33
Health Resources and Services Administration 17 $88,493.06
Federal Aviation Administration 16 $68,189.81
Employment Standards Administration 12 $84,059.58
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 11 $81,902.91
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $57,834.73
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 9 $85,147.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8 $80,547.75
Bureau of the Census 8 $66,578.13
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $89,471.71
Office of Personnel Management 6 $77,000.17
Department of Energy 5 $60,069.60
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $69,794.25
Bureau of the Public Debt 4 $56,888.00
U.S. Mint 4 $68,107.00
Transportation Security Administration 3 $67,627.33
Departmental Administration 3 $71,801.67
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $70,645.00
Government Printing Office 2 $62,111.50
Program Support Center 2 $70,605.50
Farm Service Agency 2 $64,377.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $60,133.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $61,000.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $96,044.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $68,787.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $66,767.00
National Park Service 1 $73,445.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $74,735.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $77,897.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $84,571.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $136,200.00

Nurse Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Nurse is $71,931.08. The highest paid Nurse made $180,124 in 2007.

Common Nurse Payscales

Payscale Number of Nurse Employees
VN - Nursing 36,193
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 7,312
GS - General Schedule 4,864
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 439
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 28
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 25
EG - Consultant (other) 22
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 15
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
ZA - Administrative 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1

Category: N/A
Occupation Family: 0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP

Average Nurse Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Nurse was $64,889. Since then, the average pay has increased to $88,371 in 2018.


Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0610.

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