Registered Nurse (RN) in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

A Registered Nurse (RN) in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average wage of $25.77 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Home Health/Home Care, Psychiatric, Emergency Room (ER), and Acute Care. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,221 - $71,327
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MEDIAN: $59,525
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$22.46 - $32.18
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$44,221 - $71,327  
   
Bonus
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
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$46,804 - $70,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.46 - $32.18  
   
Overtime
$4.06 - $46.15  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$46,804 - $70,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 33 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲17%

Late-Career
▲14%

▲12%

National Average
$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲15%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲15%

Psychiatric
▲14%

▲11%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲11%

▲7%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▲7%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲4%

National Average
$55,000

Critical Care
▼1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼1%


▼2%

Pediatrics
▼2%

Cardiology
▼2%

Oncology
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%