Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary

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

$40,183 - $72,675
$40K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,772
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90%

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$21.95 - $34.92
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,183 - $72,675  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $8,243  
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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$44,601 - $75,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$21.95 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$12.13 - $49.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$290.87 - $8,243  
   
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).
)
$44,601 - $75,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 488

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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.

Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲7%

Acute Care
▲4%

▲1%

Geriatrics
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

Case Management
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%
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