Salary for Nurses In Kenya

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice. Nurses practice in many specialties with differing levels of prescription authority.

Below is the Salary for Nurses In Kenya

The national average salary for a Nurse is KES 70,000 per month in Kenya. Filter by location to see a Nurse salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Nurse employees.

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of KSh 336,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of KSh 425,743 based on 132 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of KSh 589,581 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of KSh 1,000,000 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of KSh 1,000,000.

How much does a Kmtc nurse earn in Kenya

Diploma Nurses Salary In Kenya

Diploma nurses from Kenya Medical Training College(KMTC) and five years of progressive working earn more than Ksh.70,000 per month.

What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?

Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.

To become RNs, they must have an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). Some employers require candidates to have prior experience as an RN. They must have a license from their state’s board of nursing. In order to administer medications, some states require that RNs pass a medication administration exam. They must follow standards of care and practices. They must be able to use various medical instruments.

They may be required to travel to visit patients at their homes. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. They must follow doctors’ instructions. They may be required to attend various workshop, classes, or conferences to improve their skills as RNs. They must read professional journals to keep themselves up to date with current medical findings and technology. They may have to renew their nursing licenses regularly, depending on the states where they are practicing as RNs. They may be required to train, coach, or mentor new or more junior nurses.