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

Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses take home approximately $25.44 per hour on average. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses making up 70 percent. Most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,710 - $76,828

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$20.62 - $35.04

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,710 - $76,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,926  
Profit Sharing
$15.10 - $11,745  
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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$42,761 - $77,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 907
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.62 - $35.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59 - $4.20  
Overtime
$15.36 - $52.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.10 - $11,745  
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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$42,761 - $77,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,443
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room


HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Memorial Hospital, Baptist Hospital, and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center are top-notch employers for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses in this area. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses flock to Kaiser Permanente for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $101K lead the pack in compensation; however, Kaiser Permanente also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $61K at one end to $151K at the other end. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries at Dignity Health (+$76K), Banner Health (+$60K), and HCA, Inc. (+$57K).

Known for its small paychecks, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $51K — just about half of the top paying company's median. Other low-paying employers include Baptist Hospital at $53K and Memorial Hospital at $55K, though some Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses there earn up to $78K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+29 percent), New York (+29 percent), Houston (+16 percent), and Phoenix (+14 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Indianapolis (10 percent lower) and Orlando (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 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 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%


Critical Care
up arrow 5%

Nursery
up arrow 4%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 4%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
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Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Operating Room / OR
0%

National Average
$54,000

Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 587 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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