An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.89 per hour.

$36,943 - $74,846
$37K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,865
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$20.93 - $34.66
$21
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MEDIAN: $25.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,943 - $74,846  
   
Bonus
$192.44 - $5,930  
Profit Sharing
$101.01 - $3,548  
Commission
$750  
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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$42,768 - $74,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.93 - $34.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $7.59  
Overtime
$12.43 - $51.58  
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
$192.44 - $5,930  
   
Commission
$750  
Profit Sharing
$101.01 - $3,548  
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).
)
$42,768 - $74,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28,354

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,694

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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 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.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Buffalo:
"That it was a managerial position."
Never forget that we all had our first day // be kind to and considerate to all staff and peers //do more than you are expected to do willingly.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Minneapolis:
"Ask questions."
Always be focused and time management is very important. Skills not comfortable with ask for help.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2331 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries











Geriatrics
0%

Cardiology
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

National Average
$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2331 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

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