Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Mid-Career Registered Nurses can expect wages of $28.55 per hour on average. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Some workers in this field — approximately one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Mid-Career Registered Nurses are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$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 (?
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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 (?
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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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Dominating the field, Kaiser Permanente, HCA, Inc., Banner Health, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., and DaVita Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Although Kaiser Permanente boasts the highest average salary in town at $96K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $65K or as much as $155K. Memorial Hermann Hospital, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and Providence Hospital are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Mid-Career Registered Nurses earning around $72K, $70K, or $66K at each firm, respectively.

Pay for Mid-Career Registered Nurses is the lowest at Mercy Hospital, which has a median salary of $51K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $64K. Other low-paying employers include Select Specialty Hospitals at $57K and Memorial Hospital at $59K, though some Mid-Career Registered Nurses there earn up to $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,364

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

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 will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+33 percent), New York (+30 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents 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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Case Management
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National Average
$60,000

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Pediatrics
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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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