Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) earns an average wage of $27.55 per hour.

$41,975 - $82,923
$42K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,177
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$22.57 - $36.44
$23
$29
$36
MEDIAN: $28.79
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$0$82K
Salary $41,975 - $82,923
Bonus $1,000
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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$45,919 - $79,209
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $22.57 - $36.44
Overtime $3.32 - $49.51
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $1,000
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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$45,919 - $79,209
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 216

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Advice

Q: 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 Nashville:
"Don't believe everything, remain caring."
Stay patient centered, especially when questioning yourself for the best decision. Prioritize. Don't follow 'clicks', they're everchanging & unfaithful. Care for your patients & coworkers, but don't take chaos, hurt or mind games home with you. Have your own life. Do your best and stay healthy. Get your sleep, eat your vegetables, hydrate, and NEVER stop learning.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Carmel:
Observe the mental health workers and make sure they and the LPN's in your charge are safe and taken care of.

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.

Key Stats for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Acute Care
▼0%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Psychiatric
▼4%

Case Management
▼4%

Geriatrics
▼5%

Pediatrics
▼5%

Medicine / Surgery
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%
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