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

Pay for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses sits in the ballpark of $25.65 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. Most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses survey respondents are women (71 percent). Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,085 - $77,192
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,143
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$20.76 - $35.11
(Median)
$21
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,085 - $77,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,492  
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $11,792  
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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$43,044 - $77,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 954
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.76 - $35.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.34  
Overtime
$15.42 - $52.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $11,792  
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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$43,044 - $77,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,761
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HCA, Inc., Baptist Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health, and Memorial Hospital are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses. Employees of Kaiser Permanente can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $98K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $61K to $151K. Other big spenders include Dignity Health, HCA, Inc., and Banner Health, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses see paychecks nearing $73K, $61K, or $60K.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Mercy Hospital ($49K), St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center ($51K), and Baylor Hospital ($53K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,734

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

For Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+30 percent), New York (+28 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Phoenix (+12 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Employers in Indianapolis and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 3 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 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.

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

Case Management
up arrow 11%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Operating Room / OR
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Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Nursery
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Emergency/Trauma
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Medicine / Surgery
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Psychiatric
0%

National Average
$55,000

Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 575 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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