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Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary

For Experienced Psychiatric Nurses, hourly average wages total $31.00 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Psychiatric Nurses. Women account for the majority of Experienced Psychiatric Nurses who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. While roughly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,116 - $79,963
(Median)
$43K
$61K
$80K
MEDIAN: $60,569
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$24.83 - $41.78
(Median)
$25
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,116 - $79,963  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$49,280 - $87,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $41.78  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $60.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$49,280 - $87,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Skills That Affect Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salaries

Geriatrics
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Case Management
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National Average
$64,000

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 20%
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