Staff Nurse Salary

The average salary for a Staff Nurse in the UK is:


Job profile for a Staff Nurse

Plan, implement and prioritise a daily care plan individual to each patient's needs. Ensure family-centered care is maintained. Administer medications via various routes, using a variety of equipment. Continually monitor the patient's condition, and recognise a need for a change in treatment. Liase with various members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure optimum care is delivered. Keep updated with study days, change in trust policies, equipment and technology. Ensure patient information is correctly documented and verbally handed over to the neceassary staff members. Be able to work well both individually and as part of a team.

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Staff Nurse Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £22,500.

The average salary in 2009 was £27,040, based on 22 respondents (a difference of 20% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £33,355, based on 38 respondents (a difference of 23% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £25,135, based on 35 respondents (a difference of -25% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £24,194, based on 24 respondents (a difference of -4% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Staff Nurse based on all salary survey responses is: £24,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Staff Nurse is £13.5.

Assorted Staff Nurse Salary Information

£27,901North West16-January-15
£22,700Yorkshire and North East2-October-14
£21,478South East17-July-14
£24,679North West3-March-14
£21,300South East7-February-14
£24,648South East1-February-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Staff Nurse salary data

Staff Nurse Salary By UK Region

£26,400South West
£27,385Northern Ireland
£23,351South East
£22,593North West
£23,458East of England
£24,500Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Staff Nurse, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £20,249 for a worker in their 20s, £26,459 (30s), £31,318 (40s) and £31,318 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Staff Nurse is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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