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This is a discussion on Psych nursing in florida in Florida Nursing, part of United States Nursing ... Thinking of relocating to Florida area. Not real sure where yet. I have been in the mental health...by mindyrn May 27, '12Thinking of relocating to Florida area. Not real sure where yet. I have been in the mental health field for 6 years as a nurse. Would like to stay in this area of nursing. Can anyone suggest some mental health facilities in Florida? Also, what is the pay range for nurses in Florida?
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- May 28, '12 by Simply ComplicatedI don't know the exact pay range, as it's been a few years since I lived in FL. But the pay is quite low, I can tell you that. Where are you relocating from? When I lived there, I met quite a few nurses who would move down from Georgia or the Carolina's and have to work 2 jobs because they couldn't make enough. Cost of living is high, with not great pay. I never worked psych while I was there, although I do now. I wouldn't ever move back though. I will say, stay out of Central Fl. I can't say much about other areas as I didn't live there though. Good luck to you!
- May 28, '12 by mindyrnI'm from Illinois. I am just hoping that I don't have to take a drop in pay.
- May 28, '12 by Simply ComplicatedQuote from mindyrnI would say somewhere in the low 20's is what you would most likely make, unless pay has gone up in the last few years.I'm from Illinois. I am just hoping that I don't have to take a drop in pay.