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

Average Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. make around $27.41 per hour. The vast majority of Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,535 - $72,159
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$40K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,053
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$22.87 - $32.16
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$32
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,535 - $72,159  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
Total Pay (?
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$46,196 - $69,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.87 - $32.16  
   
Overtime
$5.03 - $51.66  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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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$46,196 - $69,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 592
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 6%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%

Oncology
up arrow 5%

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 4%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Telemetry
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$57,000

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 1%

Psychiatric
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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