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Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Seattle

Pay for Registered Nurses in Seattle sits in the ballpark of $31.19 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $23.73 per hour, and the top verges on $44.53. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Seattle Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$44,312 - $87,070
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,462
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,312 - $87,070  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,969  
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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$48,529 - $93,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$23.73 - $44.53  
   
Overtime
$28.41 - $67.49  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,969  
   
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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$48,529 - $93,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 479
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington


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. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Group Health Cooperative offers the most; Registered Nurses in Seattle earn $85K on average there.

For Seattle Registered Nurses, below-average salaries can be found at Seattle Children's Hospital; in fact, average earnings are around $60K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($50K versus $110K) is great.

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. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $59K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $68K. Registered Nurses in Seattle see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seattle Registered Nurses who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $92K.

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)
up arrow 37%

Oncology
up arrow 16%


Cardiology
up arrow 14%

Telemetry
up arrow 11%

Case Management
up arrow 10%


Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$65,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 4%

Psychiatric
up arrow 4%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 9%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%