Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado Salary

Median pay for Registered Nurses in Denver, Colo. is around $29.47 per hour. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Denver Registered Nurses who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Registered Nurses in Denver. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,185 - $81,932
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MEDIAN: $60,888
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$24.29 - $37.95
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,185 - $81,932  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $3,064  
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$50,057 - $80,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Hourly Rate
$24.29 - $37.95  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $58.29  
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Bonus
$248.32 - $3,064  
   
Total Pay (?
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$50,057 - $80,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 443

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


University of Colorado Hospital, HCA, Inc., Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Exempla St. Joseph Hospital, and Swedish Medical Center are top-notch employers for Denver Registered Nurses in this area. Salary cannot be beat at University of Colorado Hospital, where median pay comes to $70K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $53K, and the higher end is not far away at $84K. Registered Nurses in Denver, Colo. can also look forward to large paychecks at SCLHS ($70K), HCA, Inc. ($69K), and Centura ($65K).

Swedish Medical Center, Exempla St. Joseph Hospital, and Denver Health and Hospital Authority also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $55K, $60K, and $64K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 295 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 96 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 51 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲22%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▲13%





▲1%


Acute Care
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$62,000

▼1%

Nursery
▼1%

▼3%

▼3%


▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%
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