Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.99 per hour.

$37,442 - $76,366
$37K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,983
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$21.36 - $35.05
$21
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.33
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$0$76K
Salary $37,442 - $76,366
Bonus $193.15 - $5,185
Profit Sharing $120.00 - $4,500
Commission $3,000
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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$43,649 - $75,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,993
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $21.36 - $35.05
Hourly Tips $0.24 - $7.66
Overtime $12.37 - $52.18
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $193.15 - $5,185
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $120.00 - $4,500
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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$43,649 - $75,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27,098

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,752

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Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

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

Registered Nurse (RN) in Naples:
"Verbal abuse."
Hang in there and stand your ground.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Southgate:
"I wish it played well for such a demanding job."
Before going into it people shoul research first personally it wasted my time.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Austin:
"Treatment."
I really wish I had known that I would be treated as an expense and not an asset.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Longview:
"That it is racially bias."
Never be afraid to ask questions, and learn all you can.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Richmond:
"Work independently."
Lots of charting, on call, work some weekends.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Exeter:
"Brush up on the relevent skills."
Ask for help when in doubt.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Charleston:
"OB Nurse."
Listen to seasoned nurses advice when starting out. They have (usually) years of experience to teach you. You will find your way eventually. Take your career day by day. Listen to the other nurses. Never be afraid to ask questions no matter how many years you have been a nurse. And if a patient asks you something and you don't know the answer, don't pretend to know. Go & find out for them. Breastfeeding techniques learned from lactation specialists. Taking care of newborn babies & mothers after birth both vaginal & c-section. Also take care of post-op patients who have had total abdominal & total lap hysterectomy, UAE, ectopic pregnancy, hyperemesis of pregnancy & other GYN surgeries.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2545 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


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National Average
$56,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

Cardiology
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2545 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%
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