The June edition of Healthcare Finance News featured the results from a survey that found nurses and nurse managers saw an average salary increase of 4% and 12% over the past year. The authors of the survey also found that on average, nurses working in private practices tend to make less than their counterparts in other sectors of health care. This could perhaps explain the rise in salaries in private practices in order to compete for the best and the brightest nurses. With the Accountable Care Act emphasizing community-based health, this trend is likely to continue.
Do any of you have any personal experience with salary hikes or reductions?
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