The average Registered Nurse in Seattle, Wash. earns approximately $32.32 per hour. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Registered Nurses in Seattle, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$51,608 - $95,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Overtime
$15.66 - $63.57  
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$51,608 - $95,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 369

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. include Swedish Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington (UW), and Harborview Medical Center. Those at Group Health Cooperative can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $85K. Registered Nurses in Seattle can also look forward to large paychecks at Seattle Children's Hospital ($84K), Virginia Mason Medical Center ($82K), and Swedish Medical Center ($81K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Harborview Medical Center at $66K, University of Washington (UW) at $68K, and Swedish Medical Center, where $81K is the norm.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $63K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $83K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $97K.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
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Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries






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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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