Entry-Level Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

An Entry-Level Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.32 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Orthopedics and Case Management.

$40,665 - $74,982
$41K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,210
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$20.03 - $34.82
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$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,665 - $74,982  
   
Bonus
$198.20 - $2,990  
Profit Sharing
$1,134  
Total Pay (?
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$41,848 - $74,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.03 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$12.66 - $59.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$198.20 - $2,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,134  
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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$41,848 - $74,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 837

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Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in Mesa:
"Get your BSN when your young."
Learn as much as you can and always enjoy what you do. Remember your patients are people, they didn't choose to be sick. They all have a story, find out what it is.

Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in Little Rock:
"Nursing is rewarding but very challenging."
Make sure you want to be a nurse to truly take care of sick people. You earn every penny you make. If your passion & desire is not there, you will be unhappy.

Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in Columbia:
"Very demanding on all levels."
Treat your patients and their families as if they were your family, when in the patient's room, that person has your entire attention and focus.

Key Stats for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
18%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Orthopedics
▲14%

Case Management
▲13%

Telemetry
▲8%

Long Term Care
▲8%

Rehabilitation
▲6%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

Acute Care
▲3%

Critical Care
▲3%

Medicine / Surgery
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▼1%

▼3%

Pediatrics
▼5%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 23%