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

Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses can expect to earn an average of $26.60 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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. Most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,948 - $81,254
$40K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,084
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$21.58 - $36.81
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$27
$37
MEDIAN: $26.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,948 - $81,254  
   
Bonus
$14.90 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$44,652 - $81,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 548
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.58 - $36.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.39  
Overtime
$12.13 - $58.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$14.90 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$44,652 - $81,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,008

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Baylor Hospital, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, and Tenet Healthcare Corporation are leading firms in the industry. Kaiser Permanente does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $90K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $53K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $147K. Also paying near the top of the field are Dignity Health at $89K, St. Luke's Hospital at $70K, and Providence Hospital, where Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses annually earn $69K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Mercy Hospital at $48K, Memorial Hospital at $49K, and Baptist Hospital, where $51K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,571

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

For Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 38 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+36 percent), New York (+27 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Nashville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in St. Louis and Jacksonville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 5 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 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 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.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 281 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%


Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

Emergency/Trauma
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

Nursery
▼0%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

▼1%


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼1%

Psychiatric
▼2%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Operating Room / OR
▼2%

Anesthesia
▼3%

Hospice
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 281 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%