Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) earns an average wage of $26.50 per hour.

$39,200 - $74,840
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,324
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$20.62 - $33.95
(Median)
$21
$27
$34
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,200 - $74,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
Total Pay (?
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$42,228 - $73,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.62 - $33.95  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $49.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
   
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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$42,228 - $73,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 701
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Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in St. Louis:
"To be a nurse or not to be !"
Be sure this is a field that you really are interested in and that you are willing to go that extra mile in working with people who have mental problems. It is a very challenging but can be very fulfilling when you see even a slight positive behavioral change in your patient.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Bushnell:
"Little Concern For Patients And Even Less For Employees."
If one exists, find an organization that genuinely cares about patients. Most care only about money. In my experience, this includes medical and mental health hospitals.

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Skills That Affect Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Psychiatric
0%

Acute Care
0%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$56,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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