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

A typical Registered Nurse can expect to take home roughly $28.46 per hour. The top of the range reaches $38.47, and the bottom approaches $24.17 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Registered Nurses in Baltimore, Md. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Baltimore, Maryland Salary (?
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$39,961 - $74,361
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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
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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  
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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 among the top companies that take on many Registered Nurses in Baltimore. Medstar Health pays the most with a median salary of $67,758, though there is little variation overall ($53K-$88K).
Kennedy Krieger offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $52,254. Workers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) and The Johns Hopkins Hospital also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field—average earnings for these employers come to $53,916 and $59,212, respectively.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Baltimore Registered Nurses with less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. Standard salaries begin at $56K and can reach $63K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $77K. Baltimore Registered Nurses who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $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. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

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
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National Average
$60,000
Medicine / Surgery
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Psychiatric
up arrow 4%
Pediatrics
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Nursery
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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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