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8 things to know about CNO salary


The median annual salary for chief nursing officers in the U.S. is $125,857, according to data from Payscale.

Here are eight things to know about average annual pay for CNOs:

1. CNO salary ranges from $88,204 to $197,096.

2. Bonuses for CNOs can reach up to $34,086.

3. CNO profit sharing can total up to $24,658.

4. Total pay for CNOs ranges from $87,414 to $206,931.

5. CNOs with less than five years of experience earn $113,000.

6. Mid-career CNOs, with five to 10 years of experience, receive $116,000 in pay.

7. CNO salary for those with 10 to 20 years of experience is $129,000.

8. CNOs with 20-plus years of experience earn $140,000.

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