Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average wage for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $28.45 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Nursery and Cardiology.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$40,055 - $79,952
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MEDIAN: $57,047
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Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$23.41 - $37.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,055 - $79,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,938  
Profit Sharing
$254.34 - $7,861  
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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$47,585 - $81,537  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.41 - $37.93  
   
Overtime
$25.34 - $59.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,938  
   
Profit Sharing
$254.34 - $7,861  
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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$47,585 - $81,537  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,256
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Nursery
up arrow 17%
Cardiology
up arrow 10%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 7%
Telemetry
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
Hospice
up arrow 1%
Geriatrics
0%
National Average
$60,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 4%
Psychiatric
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%
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