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Nurse Average Salary in Philippines 2020

How much money does a Nurse make in Philippines?

Average Monthly Salary
37,000 PHP
( 444,000 PHP yearly)


A person working as a Nurse in Philippines typically earns around 37,000 PHP per month. Salaries range from 15,200 PHP (lowest) to 57,000 PHP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Nurse salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Nurse Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Nurse

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Nurse salaries in Philippines range between 15,200 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 57,000 PHP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 38,500 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Nurse are earning less than 38,500 PHP while the other half are earning more than 38,500 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Nurse are earning less than 24,200 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 24,200 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Nurse are earning less than 51,600 PHP while 25% are earning more than 51,600 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Nurse Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Philippines Nurse

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Nurse salaries by experience level. A Nurse with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 17,500 PHP per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 24,000 PHP per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 30,200 PHP per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Nurse(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 36,500 PHP per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 42,800 PHP per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 53,000 PHP per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

0 - 2 Years
17,500 PHP
2 - 5 Years+37%
24,000 PHP
5 - 10 Years+26%
30,200 PHP
10 - 15 Years+21%
36,500 PHP
15 - 20 Years+17%
42,800 PHP
20+ Years+24%
53,000 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Nurse Salary Comparison By Education

Salary comparison by education level monthly Philippines Nurse

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Nurse salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Highschool, the average salary of a Nurse is 17,500 PHP per month. While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 22,100 PHP per month, 26% more than someone with Highschool. A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 30,900 PHP per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 43,400 PHP per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree. Ph.d holders are compensated with wage equivelant to 53,900 PHP per month, 24% more than someone with Master's Degree.

17,500 PHP
Certificate or Diploma+26%
22,100 PHP
Bachelor's Degree+40%
30,900 PHP
Master's Degree+41%
43,400 PHP
53,900 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Nurse Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines NurseThough gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Nurse employees in Philippines earn 22% more than their female counterparts.
33,300 PHP
40,800 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Philippines NurseWhere can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Nurse employees in Philippines earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts.
Private Sector
35,000 PHP
Public Sector+12%
39,100 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Nurse Salary Trend and Forecast in Philippines

How are Nurse salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Nurse
Average Salary 2016
32,000 PHP
Average Salary 2017+4%
33,200 PHP
Average Salary 2018+4%
34,400 PHP
Average Salary 2019+4%
35,700 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Nurse salaries in Philippines are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 4% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Nurse Average Hourly Wage in Philippines

210 PHP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Nurse is 210 PHP. This means that the average Nurse in Philippines earns approximatly 210 PHP for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Nurse VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Nurse and Health and Medical monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Nurse, Nursing, and Health and Medical and we found that Nurse salaries are 13% less than those of Nursing. We also found out that Nursing salaries are 39% less than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Acute Care Nurse42,300 PHP+14%
Assistant Director of Nursing52,600 PHP+42%
Case Manager52,300 PHP+41%
Company Nurse31,800 PHP-14%
Critical Care Nurse41,300 PHP+12%
District Nurse37,100 PHP+0%
Head Nurse40,600 PHP+10%
Home Nurse37,400 PHP+1%
ICU Registered Nurse40,900 PHP+10%
Informatics Nurse Specialist40,400 PHP+9%
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)39,000 PHP+5%
MDS Coordinator41,300 PHP+12%
Mental Health Nurse36,300 PHP-2%
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner42,300 PHP+14%
Nurse37,000 PHP-0%
Nurse Midwife47,300 PHP+28%
Nurse Practitioner39,300 PHP+6%
Nursing Assistant34,000 PHP-8%
Nursing Coordinator43,400 PHP+17%
Nursing Director57,800 PHP+56%
Nursing Services Instructor43,500 PHP+17%
Nursing Supervisor44,500 PHP+20%
Occupational Health Advisor52,500 PHP+42%
Occupational Therapist59,700 PHP+61%
Personal Support Worker29,200 PHP-21%
Psychiatric Nurse38,800 PHP+5%
Registered Nurse36,800 PHP-1%
Respiratory Manager56,800 PHP+53%
School Nurse37,100 PHP+0%
Staff Nurse39,100 PHP+6%
Theatre Manager48,900 PHP+32%
Utilization Review Nurse35,600 PHP-4%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo41,600 PHP
Cagayan de Oro41,100 PHP
Cebu41,900 PHP
Dasmarinas34,800 PHP
Davao46,300 PHP
Kalookan44,200 PHP
Las Pinas36,100 PHP
Makati37,800 PHP
Manila47,300 PHP
Paranaque38,900 PHP
Pasig39,500 PHP
Quezon City45,100 PHP
Taguig43,700 PHP
Valenzuela38,400 PHP
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