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

Mid-Career Registered Nurses usually make around $27.80 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Although most have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, 21 percent claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Mid-Career Registered Nurses who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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)

DaVita Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., HCA, Inc., and Memorial Hospital are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Kaiser Permanente pays the most with a median salary of $93,552, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $64K to a high of $131K for base pay. Providence Hospital, Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Department of Veteran's Affairs also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $67,503, $66,863, and $66,257, respectively.
With a median employee salary of $47,296, Maxim Healthcare Services pays significantly less than other companies with the same focus (about half of the rate of the top paying employer). Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Mercy Hospital at $51,571, and Home Health and Hospice Care where $52,467 is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Registered Nurses there earn up to $100K.

Pay Difference By Location

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Surpassing the national average by 36 percent, Mid-Career Registered Nurses in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. San Diego, New York, Philadelphia, and Seattle also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Registered Nurses. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 32 percent, 27 percent, 19 percent, and 16 percent more, respectively. St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average.

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%
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