Registered Nurse (RN) in Fairfax, Virginia Salary

For Registered Nurses in Fairfax, hourly average wages total $29.37 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $24.14 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $39.63. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority of Fairfax Registered Nurses (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Registered Nurses in Fairfax, Va., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,615 - $71,619
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MEDIAN: $59,105
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$24.14 - $39.63
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Salary
$45,615 - $71,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
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$49,751 - $81,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.14 - $39.63  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $49.96  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Total Pay (?
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$49,751 - $81,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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About Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax city, Virginia
23,507
Male:
11,638 (49.5%)
Female:
11,869 (50.5%)
Fairfax (/ˈfɛər.fæks/ FAIR-faks), colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax, or City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 22,565, which had risen to an estimated 24,013 as of 2015. The city of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax County is a separate political entity. The city of Fairfax, and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the city of Fairfax, also officially designated by Fairfax County as "Fairfax", comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. Situated in Northern Virginia, Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 17 miles (27 km) west of Washington, D.C. The Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate in Fairfax. George Mason University (GMU), Virginia's largest public institution, is located just outside...
Fairfax:
$100,584
Virginia:
$64,792
$1,671
Fairfax:
$462,800
Virginia:
$243,500
3.8%

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Inova Fairfax Hospital offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $58K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $50K to $69K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $57K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $68K. Fairfax Registered Nurses claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $75K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $72K on average.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲8%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲7%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

Telemetry
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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