Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Registered Nurses sits in the ballpark of $29.72 per hour. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Registered Nurses runs from $48K to $87K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (89 percent) of Mid-Career Registered Nurses who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Most Mid-Career Registered Nurses report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,036 - $85,982
$43K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,402
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$23.45 - $40.61
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MEDIAN: $29.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,036 - $85,982  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,185  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,515  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$48,333 - $86,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,776
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.45 - $40.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $12.42  
Overtime
$17.39 - $60.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,185  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,515  
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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$48,333 - $86,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11,064

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Many Mid-Career Registered Nurses can be found at HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Banner Health, DaVita Inc., and V.A. Medical Center, firms that are at the top of the field. Although Kaiser Permanente heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $118K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $71K to $172K. Methodist, Providence Hospital, and Banner Health also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $70K, $69K, and $67K, respectively.

The lowest pay by far can be found at Home Health and Hospice Care — this employer offers a median salary of $52K, less than half of the top paying company's rate. Mercy Hospital, Select Specialty Hospitals and St. Joseph's Hospital are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $58K, $60K, and $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,629

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Diego offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Registered Nurses, 36 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+33 percent), New York (+30 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1221 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

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Medicine / Surgery
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Cardiology
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Case Management
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National Average
$63,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1221 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 21%