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

Average Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. make around $27.17 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,426 - $70,986

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$22.49 - $32.02

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,426 - $70,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
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$45,573 - $68,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.49 - $32.02  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $51.85  
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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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$45,573 - $68,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 8%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Oncology
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 5%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 4%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

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 1%

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: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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