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Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (United States)

Hourly wages for Mid-Career Registered Nurses typically come in around $27.80 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, most report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Women account for the majority of Mid-Career Registered Nurses — 89 percent to be exact. Most Mid-Career Registered Nurses report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$40,479 - $79,333
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MEDIAN: $58,624
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Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$21.66 - $37.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,479 - $79,333  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $3,523  
Commission
$610 - $10,809  
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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$44,939 - $81,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.66 - $37.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $7.28  
Overtime
$15.38 - $56.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
   
Commission
$610 - $10,809  
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $3,523  
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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$44,939 - $81,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13,529
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN)

Mid-Career Registered Nurses flock to DaVita Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., HCA, Inc., and Memorial Hospital, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although Kaiser Permanente leads the field in pay with a median salary of $94K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $64K on the low end all the way up to $131K at the top. Also paying near the top of the field are Providence Hospital at $68K, Memorial Hermann Hospital at $67K, and Department of Veteran's Affairs, where Mid-Career Registered Nurses annually earn $66K.
Maxim Healthcare Services employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $47K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Mercy Hospital at $52K, and Home Health and Hospice Care where $52K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Registered Nurses there earn up to $98K.

Pay Difference By Location

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Registered Nurses in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+32 percent), New York (+27 percent), Philadelphia (+19 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks.
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%