Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $27.04 per hour.

$40,231 - $73,308
$40K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,042
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50%
90%

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$22.09 - $35.33
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $27.37
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$0$76K
Salary $40,231 - $73,308
Bonus $295.90 - $8,109
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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$44,893 - $76,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $22.09 - $35.33
Overtime $12.04 - $50.16
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $295.90 - $8,109
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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$44,893 - $76,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 484

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Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Advice

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

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in Lander:
"Listen to other nurses but have your own strengths."
Be a sponge, other nurses want to help you. If you disagree, reason it out. They may have more knowledge than you or have a different approach. Nobody ever knows it all. Be compassionate and thorough, form great habits. Don't gossip.

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in Alton:
"Skills."
Get to know your patient, both psych and psysical health; know medicines and what they are used for-interact with doctors and families.

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in Ellwood City:
"Alzheimer's patients aren't Crazy!!"
Listen and observe your patient! That is the main thing you can do for them ' listen to what they have to say' it might not make sense to you but it does to them and observe there actions! Never pre judge them! Accept them for who they are. Some can't help it!!

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in Colorado Springs:
Listening and emphasizing with the patient are essential in psychiatric nursing.

Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲5%

Acute Care
▲2%

▼0%

Geriatrics
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Case Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%
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