Median pay for Mid-Career Registered Nurses is around $29.50 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Registered Nurses approaches anywhere from $48K on the lower end to $86K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Mid-Career Registered Nurses are female. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$42,307 - $85,509
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$42K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,097
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$23.16 - $40.35
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$23
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,307 - $85,509  
   
Bonus
$155.47 - $7,225  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $8,170  
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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$47,737 - $86,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,811
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.16 - $40.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.83  
Overtime
$16.46 - $60.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$155.47 - $7,225  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $8,170  
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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$47,737 - $86,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11,360
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HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Banner Health, DaVita Inc., and V.A. Medical Center are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Registered Nurses in this area. Although Kaiser Permanente heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $108K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $66K to $158K. Other big spenders include Methodist, Banner Health, and DaVita Inc., top-paying firms where Mid-Career Registered Nurses see paychecks nearing $69K, $68K, or $67K.

Known for its small paychecks, Home Health and Hospice Care actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $52K — less than half of the top paying company's rate. Mercy Hospital, Select Specialty Hospitals, and St. David's Healthcare also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $55K, $58K, and $59K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,169

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For Mid-Career Registered Nurses, busy San Diego offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 34 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 (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent.

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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1233 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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