Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) earns an average wage of $25.68 per hour.
Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salary (?
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$37,265 - $69,934
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,821
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Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salary (?
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$20.08 - $33.75
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,265 - $69,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
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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$41,080 - $72,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.08 - $33.75  
   
Overtime
$6.00 - $50.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
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).
)
$41,080 - $72,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 483
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Las Vegas
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Houston
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Chicago
up arrow 13%
National Average
$54,000
Dallas
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Phoenix
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Atlanta
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Cincinnati
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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 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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%
Geriatrics
up arrow 2%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Psychiatric
0%
National Average
$54,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%
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