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

An average Entry-Level Registered Nurse in Chicago, Ill. can expect to take home roughly $28.28 per hour. The vast majority (83 percent) of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,370 - $77,230
$40K
$59K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,976
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$24.63 - $32.89
$25
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $28.28
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$0$77K
Salary $40,370 - $77,230
Bonus $983
Total Pay (?
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$50,045 - $71,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $24.63 - $32.89
Overtime $10.14 - $48.72
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $983
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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$50,045 - $71,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 348

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses flock to Rush University Medical Center for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $68K lead the pack in compensation.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲3%

Case Management
▲2%

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

Acute Care
▲1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%

Oncology
▲1%

Critical Care
▼0%

Cardiology
▼0%

Home Health/Home Care
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Telemetry
▼1%

Psychiatric
▼1%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%
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