Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average wage for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $28.68 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 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Critical Care.

$40,436 - $80,567
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,618
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$23.53 - $38.42
(Median)
$24
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,436 - $80,567  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $6,104  
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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$47,969 - $81,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.53 - $38.42  
   
Overtime
$12.51 - $59.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $6,104  
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).
)
$47,969 - $81,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 889
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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

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 12%

Critical Care
up arrow 10%

Cardiology
up arrow 9%



Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 6%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
0%

National Average
$60,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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