Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Mid-Career Registered Nurses can expect to earn an average of $28.17 per hour. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Female Mid-Career Registered Nurses far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Registered Nurses is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,589 - $80,718
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$41K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,600
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$21.93 - $38.55
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,589 - $80,718  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,038  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $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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$45,379 - $82,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.93 - $38.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67 - $6.08  
Overtime
$15.01 - $57.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $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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$45,379 - $82,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13,578
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN)


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Registered Nurses include Kaiser Permanente, HCA, Inc., DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., and Banner Health. Mid-Career Registered Nurses seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Kaiser Permanente, where the median salary comes to $94K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($64K) and those starting out ($146K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Providence Hospital, where Mid-Career Registered Nurses typically earn around $72K, $70K, or $66K, respectively.

Maxim Healthcare Services pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $47K, just about half of the top paying company's median. Workers at Mercy Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and Select Specialty Hospitals also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $51K, $57K, and $58K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Registered Nurses, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 38 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+33 percent), New York (+27 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). In St. Louis, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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


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National Average
$60,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2441 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%
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