Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary

An average Experienced Psychiatric Nurse can expect to take home roughly $30.99 per hour. Nearly one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Experienced Psychiatric Nurses are female. Most Experienced Psychiatric Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,029 - $80,840
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,914
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$24.79 - $41.32
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$25
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,029 - $80,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
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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$49,056 - $86,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.79 - $41.32  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $60.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
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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$49,056 - $86,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Skills That Affect Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 22%

Case Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 21%
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