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

Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses take home approximately $26.41 per hour on average. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. For the most part, Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses making up 72 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,872 - $81,419
$40K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,276
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$21.41 - $36.49
$21
$26
$36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,872 - $81,419  
   
Bonus
$15.10 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$44,343 - $80,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.41 - $36.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.39  
Overtime
$11.92 - $57.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$15.10 - $9,729  
   
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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$44,343 - $80,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,145

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses include HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Memorial Hospital, Baylor Hospital, and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Kaiser Permanente pays the most with a median salary of $88K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $54K to a high of $146K. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries at Dignity Health (+$84K), St. Luke's Hospital (+$70K), and Swedish Medical Center (+$68K).

Baptist Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $48K, $48K, and $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,218

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

For Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+34 percent), New York (+27 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Nashville, 13 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (12 percent lower) and Austin (3 percent lower).

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 290 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%



Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲1%

Nursery
▲1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

Emergency/Trauma
▼0%

Acute Care
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

Operating Room / OR
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Geriatrics
▼1%

Psychiatric
▼2%

Anesthesia
▼2%

Hospice
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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