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

An Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.56 per hour. A skill in Emergency Room (ER) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Total Pay (?
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$40,398 - $76,442
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,351
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Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Total Pay (?
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$20.22 - $33.22
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,398 - $76,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $1,207  
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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$42,895 - $74,664  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 798
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.22 - $33.22  
   
Overtime
$25.89 - $46.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $1,207  
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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$42,895 - $74,664  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 798
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$55,000
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Charge Nurse (RN) in Ocala:
"Nursing Will Change Your Life Forever. Keep An Open Mind."
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Charge Nurse (RN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 12%
Pediatrics
up arrow 8%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%
Dialysis
up arrow 5%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Hospice
up arrow 2%
Psychiatric
up arrow 3%
Oncology
up arrow 3%
Telemetry
up arrow 4%
Geriatrics
up arrow 6%
Obstetrics
up arrow 6%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 173 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 24%
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