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

Pay for Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. sits in the ballpark of $27.17 per hour. Most Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,332 - $71,187
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,445
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$22.45 - $32.01
(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
$39,332 - $71,187  
   
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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$45,496 - $68,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.45 - $32.01  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $51.85  
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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$45,496 - $68,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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%

Telemetry
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$57,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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