Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Average Mid-Career Registered Nurses make around $28.55 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Mid-Career Registered Nurses far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. While one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,900 - $82,153
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,145
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$22.26 - $39.03
(Median)
$22
$29
$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,900 - $82,153  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,700  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$45,997 - $83,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.26 - $39.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $12.23  
Overtime
$14.87 - $58.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $5,700  
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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$45,997 - $83,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14,579
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


Kaiser Permanente, HCA, Inc., Banner Health, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., and DaVita Inc. are all popular places to work. Mid-Career Registered Nurses flock to Kaiser Permanente for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $96K lead the pack in compensation; however, Kaiser Permanente also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $65K at one end to $155K at the other end. Other leaders in compensation levels are Memorial Hermann Hospital at $72K, Tenet Healthcare Corporation at $70K, and Providence Hospital, where Mid-Career Registered Nurses annually earn $66K.

Salaries are easily beat at Mercy Hospital, where median pay comes to just $51K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $41K and ending at $64K, range in salary is rather small. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Select Specialty Hospitals at $57K, and Memorial Hospital where $59K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Registered Nurses there earn up to $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,364

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Registered Nurses, 37 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+33 percent), New York (+30 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). In Indianapolis, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Telemetry
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Acute Care
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Oncology
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Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Medicine / Surgery
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Cardiology
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Case Management
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National Average
$60,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2278 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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