Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. can expect wages of $32.32 per hour on average. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Seattle Registered Nurses who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,832 - $99,788
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MEDIAN: $62,947
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$25.60 - $45.00
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$26
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$45
MEDIAN: $32.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0.00 - $10,137  
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$51,239 - $95,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$25.60 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $67.21  
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$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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$51,239 - $95,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 376
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
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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Swedish Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington (UW), and Harborview Medical Center are among the top companies that take on many Registered Nurses in Seattle, Wash. For Registered Nurses in Seattle, comfortable salaries can be found at Group Health Cooperative; in fact, median earnings sit around $85K, the highest in the area. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Seattle Children's Hospital, Virginia Mason Medical Center, and Swedish Medical Center, where Seattle Registered Nurses typically earn around $84K, $83K, or $81K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Harborview Medical Center ($66K), University of Washington (UW) ($68K), and Swedish Medical Center ($81K).

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 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. On average, Seattle Registered Nurses make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $99K.

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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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Pediatrics
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National Average
$67,000

Telemetry
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Psychiatric
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Medicine / Surgery
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Acute Care
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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