The average wage for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $28.38 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Cardiology, and Dialysis.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$39,474 - $79,587
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MEDIAN: $56,141
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Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$23.50 - $37.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,474 - $79,587  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$47,144 - $81,129  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,376
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.50 - $37.63  
   
Overtime
$24.08 - $58.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$47,144 - $81,129  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,376
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 13%
Cardiology
up arrow 11%
Dialysis
up arrow 10%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 5%
Telemetry
up arrow 4%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 3%
Geriatrics
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
0%
National Average
$60,000
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Psychiatric
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 20%
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