Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. take home approximately $27.17 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,459 - $70,181
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$70K
MEDIAN: $54,444
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$22.50 - $32.08
(Median)
$22
$27
$32
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,459 - $70,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
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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$45,713 - $68,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.50 - $32.08  
   
Overtime
$5.36 - $51.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
   
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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$45,713 - $68,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 576
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 7%

Critical Care
up arrow 6%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Oncology
up arrow 5%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Telemetry
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$57,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%
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