Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Seattle

The average Registered Nurse in Seattle, Wash. earns approximately $31.80 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $24.26 per hour, and the top verges on $44.48. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. (81 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of Registered Nurses in Seattle claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,066 - $87,528

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$24.26 - $44.48

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,066 - $87,528  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,022  
Total Pay (?
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$49,553 - $92,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.26 - $44.48  
   
Overtime
$29.52 - $65.03  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,022  
   
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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$49,553 - $92,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 508
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington


Seattle Registered Nurses flock to Swedish Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, University of Washington (UW), Harborview Medical Center, and Seattle Children's Hospital, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash., comfortable salaries can be found at Group Health Cooperative; in fact, median earnings sit around $85K, the highest in the area.

Offering only $60K on average, Harborview Medical Center seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $42K on the lower end and $102K on the higher end.

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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Registered Nurses in Seattle. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $60K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $70K. Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. bring in $79K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $92K.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$66,000


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

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Case Management
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Critical Care
up arrow 16%

Cardiology
up arrow 11%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Telemetry
up arrow 4%

National Average
$66,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 6%

Geriatrics
up arrow 7%

Psychiatric
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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