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2021 Wisconsin Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

Wisconsin Acute Care Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$73.5K

Growth

8%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Wisconsin 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $56,040 $63,530 $73,540 $84,280 $99,060
Hourly Wage $26.94 $30.54 $35.35 $40.52 $47.63

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Wisconsin 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$56,040
$63,530
$73,540
$84,280
$99,060
Hourly Wage
$26.94
$30.54
$35.35
$40.52
$47.63

What Do Acute Care Nurses Do?

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

Also known as:

Charge Nurse, Charge Nurse, Cardiac Interventional Care, Preceptor, Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse

  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Monitor patients following surgeries or other treatments.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Process healthcare paperwork.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Advise patients on healthcare system processes.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in Wisconsin

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Wisconsin 56,980 61,400 8% 3,600
United States 3,096,700 3,318,700 7% 175,900

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in Wisconsin

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Wisconsin
56,980
61,400
8%
3,600
United States
3,096,700
3,318,700
7%
175,900

Acute Care Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Acute Care Nurses Schools in Wisconsin

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Alverno College Nursing Practice Milwaukee, WI More than 4 years: 3
Alverno College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Milwaukee, WI 4 years: 76
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 5
Alverno College Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Milwaukee, WI Less than one year: 6
More than 4 years: 31
Alverno College Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Milwaukee, WI Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 15
Bellin College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Green Bay, WI 4 years: 113
Bellin College Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Green Bay, WI Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 13
Blackhawk Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Janesville, WI 2 years: 37
Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa Nursing Practice Wauwatosa, WI 4 years: 19
Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Wauwatosa, WI 2 years: 120
Cardinal Stritch University Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Milwaukee, WI 4 years: 7

Acute Care Nurses Schools in Wisconsin

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Nursing Practice
Milwaukee, WI
More than 4 years: 3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Milwaukee, WI
4 years: 76
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 5
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Milwaukee, WI
Less than one year: 6
More than 4 years: 31
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Milwaukee, WI
Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 15
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Green Bay, WI
4 years: 113
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Green Bay, WI
Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Janesville, WI
2 years: 37
Nursing Practice
Wauwatosa, WI
4 years: 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Wauwatosa, WI
2 years: 120
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Milwaukee, WI
4 years: 7

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Wisconsin.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing at Lodi Madison, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 No
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE -FAM HEALTH SPEC-NURSING Aspirus Health Wausau, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 No
LPN (Every Weekend - Work 16, Paid for 24) Dove Healthcare Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 09/20/2021 No
Nurse - RN or LPN (Potential Starting Pay of $34.05/Hour) Dove Healthcare Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 09/20/2021 No
Nursing Intern Ascension Health Racine, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 Yes
Nursing Intern Ascension Health Racine, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 Yes
Nursing Intern - Nursing Unit Ascension Health Racine, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 Yes
Nursing Intern - Nursing Unit Ascension Health Racine, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 Yes
Nursing Intern - Nursing Unit Ascension Health Racine, Wisconsin 09/21/2021 Yes
OT - Occupational Therapist (Multiple Facilities) Dove Healthcare Eau Claire, Wisconsin 09/20/2021 No

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Wisconsin.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing at Lodi
Madison, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
No
Aspirus Health
Wausau, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
No
Dove Healthcare
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
09/20/2021
No
Dove Healthcare
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
09/20/2021
No
Ascension Health
Racine, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Racine, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Racine, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Racine, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
Yes
Ascension Health
Racine, Wisconsin
09/21/2021
Yes
Dove Healthcare
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
09/20/2021
No

Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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