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

Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses take home an average $26.85 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses making up 72 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,950 - $81,039
$40K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $57,439
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50%
90%

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$21.78 - $37.13
$22
$27
$37
MEDIAN: $26.85
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$0$81K
Salary $39,950 - $81,039
Bonus $65.30 - $9,729
Profit Sharing $509
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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$44,994 - $81,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 558
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $21.78 - $37.13
Hourly Tips $5.83
Overtime $12.43 - $57.60
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $65.30 - $9,729
Profit Sharing $509
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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$44,994 - $81,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,980

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses include HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Baylor Hospital, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, and Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Kaiser Permanente pays the most with a median salary of $90K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $53K to a high of $147K. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries at Dignity Health (+$89K), St. Luke's Hospital (+$70K), and Providence Hospital (+$69K).

Mercy Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and Baptist Hospital also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $48K, $49K, and $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,180

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+34 percent), New York (+26 percent), Houston (+18 percent), and Dallas (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Nashville, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Workers in St. Louis and Jacksonville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Advice

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

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Wenatchee:
"The autonomy is different between ER and Acute care."
Rural health is scary, but so much can be learned.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Carroll:
Give yourself time to learn and adjust. Work as a team or nothing will work.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Riverside:
Extremely emotionally and physically stressful. Should obtain at least a BS in nursing. Many types of career paths, have short and long term goals.

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 Athens:
"Hos[ital Closing."
Love it, but fast paced.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 309 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲3%


National Average
$57,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Emergency/Trauma
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%

Nursery
▼1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼1%

▼2%


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

Psychiatric
▼3%

Geriatrics
▼3%

Operating Room / OR
▼3%

Anesthesia
▼4%

Hospice
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 309 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%
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