NURSE SALARY IN INDIA
A Nurse average salary in India starts from 28,400 INR per month. There is difference in salaries between nurse work in Government Sector and Private Sector. In government hospital or sector, the nurse earns approximately 38,200 INR per month; whereas a nurse who works in private sector earns close to 23,450 INR per month. Nurse salary is determined by the following categories – sector, location, grade and experience.
Railway Nurse Salary
In Railways Department there are more openings for nurses in railways divisional hospital and in production dispensaries. These divisional hospitals are located in all major cities where main railways junctions are located. Railways Production units also has dispensaries and small hospital in their production factory (ICF) where nurses are recruited along with physicians. Their salaries are structured by the Central Government of India along with the Railways Department of India. Nurses have good scope to grow in the grade and salary in railways. Following are the grades and average salaries of the nurses provided in railways. Nursing Superintendent earns about 44,900 INR per Month (Level – 7) (plus DA and other allowances admissible). Other than salary, railway nurse will get loan, PF, ESI and pension. Staff Nurse who works in Railways on contract basis earns 21,000 INR per month as remuneration. Staff nurse who works as a permanent staff in railways will earn nearly 40,000 INR per month.
Staff Nurse Salary in Central Government Institution and Hospitals
Nurse salary will depend on grade, education and experience. For instance, Nurse with Sister Grade II will get 32,500 INR + 4600 allowance and Sister Grade II will earn 33,600 INR + 4800 allowance. In JIPMER, Psychiatric nurse earn 34,200 INR per month + 4800 allowance.
In government hospitals, Assistant Nursing Superintendent earns 38,700 INR per month + 5400 allowance. Sister Tutor will earn 15,400 to 39,100 INR per month + 5400 allowance. Nurse Superintendent gets 15800 to 39,200 INR per month + 6600 allowance. Chief Nursing Officer will get 15,200 to 39,300 INR + 7600 allowance.
In ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation of India), staff nurse earns about 34,000 INR per month + 4300 allowance. Along with basic salary, ESIC nurse will other benefits such as PF, ESI, Pension etc.
Indian Military Nursing (IMN) Salary
Nurse in Indian Military will get Basic pay 15,300 INR + 5400 allowance + DA. Military Nurses start as Rank of Lieutenant with years of experience, nurse salary will be increased. After military service, nurse will get good pension and benefits.
Nurse Salary in Private Hospitals
Staff nurse earns average 15,000 INR with nursing registration. Staff nurse depends on location, education, grade and experience. Staff nurse with 5 to 8 years experience will get 36,000 INR per month.
Staff Nurse Salary in Different Metropolitan Cities
Bangalore – 17,000 INR per Month
Delhi – 24,000 INR per Month
Mumbai – 22,000 INR per Month
Kolkata – 25,000 INR per Month
Kochi – 23,000 INR per month
Staff Nurse Work in Government Hospitals and Private Hospitals will earn Basic salary 21,000 INR per Month + allowance.
Highest Paying Nursing Professions in India
Chief Nursing Officer is the highest Paying Nursing Profession in India; an average officer will earn 74,000 INR per month. Main role is to oversee other managers and directors in health care system.
Nursing Superintendent will get average 68,000 INR per month. Nursing Hierarchy, Nursing Superintendent is the second most top Nursing Profession in India.
Nursing Supervisor will get average 37,000 INR per month. In order to climb up nursing supervisor grade, staff nurse need to gain minimum 10 years experience. Nursing supervisor will look after staff nurse and allocate work schedule for nurses.
Home Nurse will earn average 35,000 INR per month. Their primary work is to take care patient in home. Home nurse is based on location and experience.
Pediatric Nurse – 25,000 INR per month (1 to 2 year Experience.
Pediatric Nurse – More than 5 years experience will get 64,000 INR per month.
Staff Nurse – 22,000 INR per month (1 to 2 years experience).
Staff Nurse – 54,000 INR per month (more than 5 years experience).
ICU and Critical Care Nurse – 25,000 INR per Month (1 to 3 years experience)
ICU and Critical Care Nurse – 63,000 INR per Month (5 to 8 years experience)
Operation Theatre (OT) Nurse – 28,000 INR per Month (1 to 3 years experience)
Home Nurse – 35,000 INR per Month
Nursing Supervisor – 37,000 INR per Month
Nursing Superintendent – 68,000 INR per Month
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) – 74,000 INR per Month