A Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor earns an average wage of $30.86 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$51,406 - $93,604
(Median)
$51K
$70K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,945
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$24.21 - $42.04
(Median)
$24
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$51,406 - $93,604  
   
Bonus
$478.30 - $8,072  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Commission
$14,000  
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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$51,210 - $91,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.21 - $42.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.04  
Overtime
$29.82 - $62.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$478.30 - $8,072  
   
Commission
$14,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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).
)
$51,210 - $91,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,532
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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor

A registered nurse (RN) supervisor oversees a team of registered nurses, ensuring smooth operations, compliance with health and safety standards and regulations, and quality of patient care. The supervisor may provide some direct patient care, especially during emergencies or staffing shortages, but his or her primary responsibilities are administrative. The RN supervisor typically is responsible for scheduling shifts, making sure adequate coverage of personnel is present, and ensuring the skill set of staff is appropriate for the provision of patient care. The supervisor is responsible for seeing that internal policies, as well as external regulations, are followed; they also develop or improve organizational procedures.

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Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Tasks

  • Communicate with attendings to record and sign their orders, update patient statuses, and convey test results.
  • Supervise nursing staff, including scheduling, evaluations, and compliance with regulations.
  • Provide direct care to patients, assess their status, and administer medication and treatments.
  • Add to, review, and ensure good practices for nursing charts and discharge papers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,174

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salaries






Acute Care
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Clinical Supervision
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Leadership
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Case Management
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$67,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 389 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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