The average wage for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $29.45 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Oncology.

$47,941 - $86,384
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$86K
MEDIAN: $63,153
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$24.84 - $39.12
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$39
MEDIAN: $29.00
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,941 - $86,384  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $6,183  
Total Pay (?
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$50,992 - $83,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 180
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$24.84 - $39.12  
   
Overtime
$9.30 - $58.60  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$244.68 - $6,183  
   
Total Pay (?
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$50,992 - $83,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 576
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


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Case Management
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Critical Care
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Psychiatric
0%

Pediatrics
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$62,000

Medicine / Surgery
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Acute Care
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Telemetry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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