Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salary (United States)

A Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor earns an average wage of $29.58 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and Emergency Room (ER). Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salary (?
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$47,868 - $89,608
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,496
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Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salary (?
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$22.53 - $40.23
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,868 - $89,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,066  
Profit Sharing
$202.03 - $5,939  
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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$48,020 - $89,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,959
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.53 - $40.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.00  
Overtime
$16.73 - $59.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,066  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.03 - $5,939  
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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$48,020 - $89,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,788
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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 Difference By Location

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$64,000
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor Salaries

Clinical Supervision
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Case Management
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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$64,000
Psychiatric
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Wound Care
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%