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

Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. take home an average $27.11 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,391 - $70,708
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,302
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90%

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$22.53 - $31.99
(Median)
$23
$27
$32
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,391 - $70,708  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$45,212 - $68,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.53 - $31.99  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $51.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$45,212 - $68,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 571

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 9%

Oncology
up arrow 6%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Telemetry
up arrow 4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$57,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 3%

Psychiatric
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

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