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Nursing Average Salaries in Spain 2020

How much money does a person working in Nursing make in Spain?

Average Monthly Salary
4,280 EUR
( 51,400 EUR yearly)


A person working in Nursing in Spain typically earns around 4,280 EUR per month. Salaries range from 3,220 EUR (lowest) to 5,910 EUR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Nursing jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Acute Care Nurse4,670 EUR
Assistant Director of Nursing5,850 EUR
Case Manager5,120 EUR
Company Nurse3,380 EUR
Critical Care Nurse4,560 EUR
District Nurse4,400 EUR
Head Nurse4,750 EUR
Home Nurse4,140 EUR
ICU Registered Nurse4,120 EUR
Informatics Nurse Specialist4,400 EUR
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)4,190 EUR
MDS Coordinator4,660 EUR
Mental Health Nurse4,150 EUR
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner4,330 EUR
Nurse4,350 EUR
Nurse Midwife5,120 EUR
Nurse Practitioner4,020 EUR
Nursing Assistant3,630 EUR
Nursing Coordinator4,270 EUR
Nursing Director5,730 EUR
Nursing Services Instructor4,530 EUR
Nursing Supervisor4,780 EUR
Occupational Health Advisor5,430 EUR
Occupational Therapist6,390 EUR
Personal Support Worker3,310 EUR
Psychiatric Nurse4,230 EUR
Registered Nurse4,080 EUR
Respiratory Manager6,320 EUR
School Nurse3,800 EUR
Staff Nurse4,100 EUR
Theatre Manager5,040 EUR
Utilization Review Nurse3,940 EUR

Nursing Jobs Salary Distribution in Spain

Median and salary distribution monthly Spain Nursing

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

  • Salary Range

    The Nursing salaries in Spain range between 3,220 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,910 EUR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,330 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Nursing are earning less than 4,330 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,330 EUR. 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 in Nursing are earning less than 3,400 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,400 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Nursing are earning less than 5,220 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,220 EUR.

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

Nursing Salary Forecast and Trend in Spain

How do Nursing salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Spain Nursing
Average Salary 2016
3,800 EUR
Average Salary 2017+4%
3,940 EUR
Average Salary 2018+3%
4,050 EUR
Average Salary 2019+2%
4,130 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Nursing salaries in Spain are rising 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.

Nursing Hourly Average Wage in Spain

25 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Spain for Nursing is 25 EUR. This means that the average person in Spain earns approximatly 25 EUR 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.

Nursing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Nursing and Health and Medical monthly SpainWe compared Spain salaries for Nursing, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Nursing salaries are 37% less than those of Health and Medical. We also found out that Health and Medical salaries are 36% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barcelona4,940 EUR
Bilbao4,240 EUR
Las Palmas4,330 EUR
Madrid5,030 EUR
Malaga4,590 EUR
Murcia4,510 EUR
Palma de Mallorca4,420 EUR
Sevilla4,770 EUR
Valencia4,850 EUR
Zaragoza4,680 EUR
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