Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.69 per hour. A skill in Emergency Room (ER) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$40,900 - $77,299
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,681
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Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$20.34 - $33.43
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,900 - $77,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,332  
Profit Sharing
$725 - $1,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,193 - $74,801  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.34 - $33.43  
   
Overtime
$14.20 - $46.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,332  
   
Profit Sharing
$725 - $1,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$43,193 - $74,801  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 683
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 12%
Dialysis
up arrow 6%
Pediatrics
up arrow 6%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 2%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
0%
National Average
$56,000
Hospice
up arrow 1%
Psychiatric
up arrow 2%
Oncology
up arrow 3%
Telemetry
up arrow 4%
Geriatrics
up arrow 6%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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