The average Registered Nurse in Fairfax, Va. earns approximately $29.37 per hour. Compensation ranges from $24.14 per hour on the lower end to $39.63 on the higher end. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Fairfax Registered Nurses are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Some workers in this field — about a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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$49,751 - $81,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Overtime
$25.76 - $49.96  
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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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Pay for Registered Nurses in Fairfax, Va. is the lowest at Inova Fairfax Hospital, which has a median salary of $58K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $69K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $57K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $68K. Fairfax Registered Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $75K. Registered Nurses in Fairfax, Va. who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $72K.

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
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 7%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 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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