Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Seattle

Median pay for Registered Nurses in Seattle is around $31.60 per hour. Pay ranges from $24.14 per hour on the low end to $44.35 on the high end. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Seattle Registered Nurses. Women make up the vast majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,893 - $87,419
(Median)
$46K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,929
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$24.14 - $44.35
(Median)
$24
$32
$44
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,893 - $87,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$49,329 - $92,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.14 - $44.35  
   
Overtime
$29.36 - $64.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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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$49,329 - $92,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 503
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, University of Washington (UW), Harborview Medical Center, and Seattle Children's Hospital are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Registered Nurses in Seattle. Group Health Cooperative attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $85K.

While select Harborview Medical Center employees may bring in up to $102K, a median salary of only $60K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $60K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $70K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. 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) in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Critical Care
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Case Management
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Cardiology
up arrow 12%

Telemetry
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Acute Care
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 6%

Geriatrics
up arrow 7%

Psychiatric
up arrow 8%

Home Health/Home Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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