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Health Sciences

Critical Care Nurses

Provide advanced nursing care for patients in critical or coronary care units.

Salary Breakdown

Critical Care Nurses

Average

$67,490

ANNUAL

$32.45

HOURLY

Entry Level

$51,110

ANNUAL

$24.57

HOURLY

Mid Level

$65,000

ANNUAL

$31.25

HOURLY

Expert Level

$88,310

ANNUAL

$42.46

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Critical Care Nurses

77,260

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Critical Care Nurses

Degree Recommendations


 Vincennes University

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College
 University of Saint Francis

 Purdue University West Lafayette




 University of Saint Francis

 Purdue University West Lafayette





Top Expected Tasks

Critical Care Nurses


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Critical Care Nurses

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Biology

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


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