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6. Infection Control Staff Nurse

Infections resulting from hospital stays have become challenging. An infection control nurse must be knowledgeable of disease and infection transmission and take the precautions required to avoid the spread of these infections. In addition to the basic of epidemiology, nurses need to be updated on the dangerous bacterial strains and viruses constantly. The median salary is $79,900.