Mid-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

An average Mid-Career Registered Nurse can expect to take home roughly $29.64 per hour. In the world of Mid-Career Registered Nurses, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $87K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Mid-Career Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Mid-Career Registered Nurses (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,546 - $85,546
$43K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,114
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$23.31 - $40.57
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MEDIAN: $29.64
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,546 - $85,546  
   
Bonus
$195.44 - $7,363  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,515  
Commission
$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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$48,025 - $86,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,852
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.31 - $40.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$16.53 - $60.90  
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
$195.44 - $7,363  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,515  
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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$48,025 - $86,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11,469

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Many Mid-Career Registered Nurses can be found at HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Banner Health, DaVita Inc., and V.A. Medical Center, firms that are at the top of the field. Although Kaiser Permanente boasts the highest average salary in town at $113K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $67K or as much as $157K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Methodist, Banner Health, and Providence Hospital, where Mid-Career Registered Nurses typically earn around $70K, $68K, or $67K, respectively.

Home Health and Hospice Care offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary less than half of the top paying employer's rate ($52K). Mercy Hospital, St. David's Healthcare and Select Specialty Hospitals are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $55K, $59K, and $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,443

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Registered Nurses, San Diego offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+35 percent), New York (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+18 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1256 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲3%



▲2%

▲1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%



Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

Cardiology
▼0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


▼3%

▼4%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1256 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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