Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

The average rate for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $26.69 per hour. A skill in Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,064 - $79,709

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$20.55 - $37.98

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,064 - $79,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
Profit Sharing
$102.79 - $4,129  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$42,789 - $82,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 8,368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.55 - $37.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $10.12  
Overtime
$14.72 - $57.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$102.79 - $4,129  
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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$42,789 - $82,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41,632
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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.

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Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

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What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN)?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Kuwait:
"Challenging job."
Pros: Serving and helping people. When you look at them and they smile because of the satisfaction they received. It makes me happy.
Cons: When you are working so hard and dealing with all the stressful events and having overtime and still your receiving a little salary.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Houston:
"It's Great If......"
Pros: Opportunity. Opportunity... Opportunity. Find your passion and run! The money will come!
Cons: 12 hour shifts. After 4 in a row all you want to do is sleep a day or two.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Lynchburg:
"You give care to the sick and dying."
Pros: That when someone is at maybe the lowest point in there life, I can make a difference. I can help my fellow man, and maybe bring a smile to there face.
Cons: The overwhelming stress that sometimes comes when you have a. Patient that you can't help. As you do everything you can for this person, and there pain makes them cry out. You do what you can and they keep declining, and you have 5 other patients who all need you, and I feel like I might be drowning.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Johnstown:
Pros: I like the patient care. I like the challenge of working with chronic pain patients. I love the people I work with, including the surgeons. I feel like an important part of the team.
Cons: The pay is not competitive. My hours vary a lot and I don't know my schedule more than a day in advance.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Jacksonville:
"My Career In Nursing."
Pros: Servicing my clients and providing the best quality of life for their current health situation.
Cons: Some of the challenges of working in Long term care are the ratio of client to nurse is so excessive added to the increasingly high acuity levels makes it more and more challenging to provide the best care for all patients.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries



Case Management
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Oncology
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Telemetry
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Cardiology
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Acute Care
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National Average
$57,000

Home Health/Home Care
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Hospice
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Medicine / Surgery
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Psychiatric
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9604 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 21%
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