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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salary

Average Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses make around $25.22 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses. Most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses survey respondents are women (71 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$38,347 - $74,830
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MEDIAN: $52,088
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$20.35 - $34.71
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,347 - $74,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,006  
Profit Sharing
$15.21 - $11,693  
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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$42,221 - $76,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 866
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.35 - $34.71  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $51.70  
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 - $2,006  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.21 - $11,693  
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).
)
$42,221 - $76,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,294
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room


The biggest paychecks can be found at Kaiser Permanente — the median salary there is $104K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $68K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $153K.

Pay Difference by Location


Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, 34 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), San Diego (+23 percent), Las Vegas (+20 percent), and Phoenix (+16 percent). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Orlando (10 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Claremont:
"Get your BSN!"
GET YOUR BSN! It's only a little longer and a bit more money. You're used to being a student. It will make you more desirable and help you get jobs and make more money.
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Denison:
"How To Survive As A Healthcare Professional."
Ask questions. Write everything down. Don't be afraid to stand up for yourself. Advocate for your patients. Advocate for yourself and your rights.
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Milton:
"The Pay Doesn't Change."
Go into Banking and Finance or Engineering for money. Only go into Nursing if you have a self persecution complex. Or maybe you are one of those few who really want to help people.
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Atlanta:
Make sure you get all the facts about your job responsibilities and benefits package details before starting your career and shop around to get best package that suits your needs(career ladder; tuition reimbursement; raises, education opportunities provided by the facility, ability to transfer departments/jobs easily or not) the more you know in advance the happier and more productive you will be.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salaries

Case Management
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Nursery
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Anesthesia
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Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Acute Care
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Psychiatric
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Geriatrics
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Emergency Room (ER)
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Operating Room / OR
0%

National Average
$54,000

Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 710 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%