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Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Denver, Colorado (United States)

Median pay for Registered Nurses in Denver lies in the neighborhood of $28.26 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $22.23 per hour to $36.76. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado Salary (?
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$39,977 - $76,547
(Median)
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48K
54K
66K
77K
MEDIAN: $54,105
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Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado Salary (?
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$22.23 - $36.76
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,977 - $76,547  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$46,198 - $78,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$22.23 - $36.76  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $56.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$46,198 - $78,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado

Although University of Colorado Hospital boasts the highest average salary in town at $64K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $48K or as much as $86K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Registered Nurses in Denver, Colo., level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $63K. Denver Registered Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $73K on average.
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 7%
Cardiology
up arrow 6%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%
Pediatrics
up arrow 5%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 5%
Psychiatric
up arrow 4%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Hospice
up arrow 3%
Geriatrics
up arrow 1%
National Average
$60,000
Telemetry
up arrow 1%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%
Operating Room / OR
up arrow 7%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 7%
Nursery
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%