Registered Nurse (RN) in New Orleans Salary

Median pay for Registered Nurses in New Orleans lies in the neighborhood of $26.34 per hour. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Registered Nurses in New Orleans, La. is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,095 - $84,864
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MEDIAN: $59,639
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$22.54 - $35.06
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Salary
$37,095 - $84,864  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
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$45,993 - $74,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Hourly Rate
$22.54 - $35.06  
   
Overtime
$38.76  
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$45,993 - $74,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
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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 71 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 $58,000 based on 36 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 $68,000 based on 25 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 $63,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
▲18%

Cardiology
▲14%

Case Management
▲9%

Geriatrics
▲5%

▲4%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲2%

▲2%

Critical Care
▲1%

National Average
$56,000


Psychiatric
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%