Registered Nurse (RN) with Medicine / Surgery Skills in Lexington, Kentucky Salary

A Registered Nurse (RN) with Medicine / Surgery skills in Lexington, Kentucky earns an average wage of $26.87 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$20.99 - $32.77
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$21
$27
$33
MEDIAN: $26.00
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Hourly Rate
$20.99 - $32.77  
   
Overtime
$40.17  
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$42,288 - $71,019  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
302,698
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
3.2%

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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