An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.73 per hour.

$36,797 - $74,556
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,450
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$20.75 - $34.47
(Median)
$21
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,797 - $74,556  
   
Bonus
$102.71 - $5,720  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,575  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$42,449 - $73,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6,284
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.75 - $34.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $8.22  
Overtime
$12.54 - $50.98  
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
$102.71 - $5,720  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,575  
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).
)
$42,449 - $73,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28,320
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,268

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Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Newton:
Get advanced, post Bachelor degrees. Look at ALL the wonderful job opportunities available to nurses.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Savannah:
Find a different career. You don't get paid enough for the work you do. This is a female driven career and the pay reflects that.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Durant:
"School is worth it."
Be Patient, You will not ever know it all, but years of practice will get you close.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Tacoma:
"Experience is a valuable assessment skill."
Training prepares you for your job as a RN but experience will be the most valuable assessment skill you will learn.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Lawrence:
"Get a degree."
Get your BSN and certifications. Nursing is a labor of love, do the right thing and do your best.

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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


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Geriatrics
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Emergency Room (ER)
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National Average
$54,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2290 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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