A Registered Nurse (RN) in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $30.12 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Case Management, Psychiatric, Oncology, and Cardiology.

$42,574 - $82,140
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MEDIAN: $65,476
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$25.47 - $42.14
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$42
MEDIAN: $30
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Salary
$42,574 - $82,140  
   
Bonus
$1,179  
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$51,791 - $87,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Hourly Rate
$25.47 - $42.14  
   
Overtime
$14.24 - $63.55  
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$51,791 - $87,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 17%

Psychiatric
up arrow 13%

Oncology
up arrow 10%

Cardiology
up arrow 10%


Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%

Critical Care
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
0%

National Average
$64,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Telemetry
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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