Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle Salary

For Seattle Registered Nurses, hourly average wages total $32.16 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $24.74 per hour and $44.52. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$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 (?
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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)


Dominating the field, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington (UW), Virginia Mason Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and Seattle Children's Hospital are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. Seattle Registered Nurses seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Group Health Cooperative, where the average salary comes to $85K. Registered Nurses in Seattle will also find cushy salaries at Swedish Medical Center (+$80K), Virginia Mason Medical Center (+$79K), and University of Washington (UW) (+$68K).

Offering a median salary of only $60K, Harborview Medical Center gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $42K to $113K isn't that wide, either. 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $61K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $71K. Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $80K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $93K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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
up arrow 3%

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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