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Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

For Mid-Career Registered Nurses, hourly average wages total $27.93 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Mid-Career Registered Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Mid-Career Registered Nurses who took the survey — 90 percent to be exact. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,547 - $80,002
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,909
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$21.75 - $38.11
(Median)
$22
$28
$38
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,547 - $80,002  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $3,477  
Commission
$1,250 - $30,500  
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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$45,106 - $81,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.75 - $38.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $7.28  
Overtime
$15.02 - $57.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
   
Commission
$1,250 - $30,500  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $3,477  
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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$45,106 - $81,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13,389
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN)


Kaiser Permanente, DaVita Inc., HCA, Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., and Memorial Hospital are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Kaiser Permanente pays the most with a median salary of $95K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $65K to a high of $142K. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Providence Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Hospital also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $72K, $68K, and $67K, respectively.

With a median employee salary of $47K, Maxim Healthcare Services pays significantly less than its competitors (less than half of the top paying employer's rate). Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Mercy Hospital at $52K, Florida Hospital ,Orlando Florida at $55K, and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., where $56K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Registered Nurses, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+33 percent), New York (+26 percent), Philadelphia (+17 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 13 percent below the national average.

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Oncology
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Acute Care
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Medicine / Surgery
0%

Cardiology
0%

National Average
$59,000

Emergency Room (ER)
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Pediatrics
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Case Management
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Psychiatric
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Hospice
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Home Health/Home Care
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Nursery
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Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2803 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 22%