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

An average Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurse can expect to take home roughly $25.37 per hour. The specific employer 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. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses making up 71 percent. For the most part, Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,279 - $75,209
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,352
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$20.51 - $34.98
(Median)
$21
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,279 - $75,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,959  
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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$42,506 - $77,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 873
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.51 - $34.98  
   
Overtime
$18.04 - $51.95  
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 - $1,959  
   
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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$42,506 - $77,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,309

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Kaiser Permanente, Memorial Hospital, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Banner Health, and Baptist Hospital are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses. The biggest paychecks can be found at Kaiser Permanente — the median salary there is $101K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $61K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $151K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), San Diego (+27 percent), Phoenix (+16 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). In St. Louis, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis (10 percent lower) and Austin (3 percent lower).

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.

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

Case Management
up arrow 13%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 10%


Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Nursery
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Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Anesthesia
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
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Psychiatric
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Operating Room / OR
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Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$54,000

Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 653 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%