Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle Salary

An average Seattle Registered Nurse can expect to take home roughly $32.16 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $24.74 per hour to $44.52. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The vast majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,015 - $92,200
(Median)
$47K
$62K
$92K
MEDIAN: $62,144
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$24.74 - $44.52
(Median)
$25
$32
$45
MEDIAN: $32.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,015 - $92,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,812  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$50,350 - $94,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 200
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.74 - $44.52  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $65.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,812  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$50,350 - $94,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 551
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington (UW), Virginia Mason Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and Seattle Children's Hospital are all popular places to work. Seattle Registered Nurses flock to Group Health Cooperative for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $85K lead the pack in compensation. Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. will also find cushy salaries at Swedish Medical Center (+$80K), Virginia Mason Medical Center (+$79K), and University of Washington (UW) (+$68K).

Harborview Medical Center offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $60K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $42K and $113K. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Seattle Children's Hospital ($62K), Providence Hospital ($63K), and University of Washington (UW) ($68K).

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Registered Nurses in Seattle, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $71K. Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $80K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $93K.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries



Case Management
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Telemetry
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Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$67,000

Medicine / Surgery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Geriatrics
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Psychiatric
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Operating Room / OR
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Home Health/Home Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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