Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Baltimore, Maryland (United States)

Baltimore Registered Nurses usually make around $28.46 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $24.17 per hour to $38.47. Experience level and the specific employer each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; most receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland Salary (?
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$39,961 - $74,361
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,884
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Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland Salary (?
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$24.17 - $38.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,961 - $74,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,951  
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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$49,178 - $81,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$24.17 - $38.47  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $56.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,951  
   
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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$49,178 - $81,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland

University of Maryland Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC), Medstar Health, and Kennedy Krieger are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Baltimore Registered Nurses. Medstar Health offers the best pay with a median salary of $67,758, though salaries there max out at $88K.
Kennedy Krieger offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $52,254. Also approaching the lower end are Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) at $53,916 and The Johns Hopkins Hospital at $59,212.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Registered Nurses in Baltimore, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Salaries can reach $63K from $56K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $77K. After 20 years in the field, Registered Nurses in Baltimore, Md. see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $79K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 15 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 13 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 20%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 16%
Hospice
up arrow 16%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 11%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%
Oncology
up arrow 8%
Geriatrics
up arrow 6%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
Telemetry
up arrow 2%
National Average
$60,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%
Psychiatric
up arrow 4%
Pediatrics
up arrow 6%
Nursery
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 16%
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