Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Canada

C$34.37
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C$1,682
Bonus
C$13,000
Commission
C$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada is C$34.37.
10%
CA$27.18
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CA$34.37
90%
CA$44.72
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Hourly Rate
C$27 - C$45
Bonus
C$102 - C$9,500
Profit Sharing
C$400 - C$5,250
Commission
C$0 - C$13,000
Total Pay
C$51,589 - C$93,740
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What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?

Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Job Satisfaction for Registered Nurse (RN)

3.8 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Alberta Health Services, Fraser Health Authority and Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Reported salaries are highest at Alberta Health Services where the average pay is C$39.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Interior Health and Fraser Health Authority, earning around C$37.43 and C$35.51, respectively. Saint Elizabeth Health Care pays the lowest at around C$29.44. University Health Network (UHN) and Bayshore also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$32.68 and C$33.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

Skills in Acute Care, Geriatrics and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Community Health and Medicine / Surgery.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$32.01 based on 329 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.04 based on 1,358 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$36.78 based on 555 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40.85 based on 510 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$41.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.8% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (22.1% less), Ottawa, Ontario (5.3% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,182 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
13.5%