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

Entry-Level Emergency Room RNs can expect to earn an average of $25.12 per hour. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 71 percent of workers. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Emergency Room RNs. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salary (?
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$38,368 - $73,945
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MEDIAN: $51,730
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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salary (?
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$20.25 - $34.63
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,368 - $73,945  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
Profit Sharing
$15.32 - $11,635  
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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$41,982 - $76,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 892
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.25 - $34.63  
   
Overtime
$20.56 - $51.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.32 - $11,635  
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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$41,982 - $76,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,277
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room

Baptist Hospital offers the largest salaries in town—$59,025 on average. The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Memorial Hospital, where the median salary is just $55,014.

Pay Difference By Location

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Emergency Room RNs, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. New York, San Diego, Philadelphia, and Phoenix are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Emergency Room RNs earning around 29 percent, 26 percent, 23 percent, and 16 percent more than average. With compensation 14 percent below the national average, St. Louis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Indianapolis and Orlando are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -10 percent and -4 percent, 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 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.

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

Case Management
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Anesthesia
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Acute Care
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Emergency/Trauma
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Pediatrics
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Nursery
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National Average
$54,000
Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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