An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of C$31.42 per hour. A skill in Operating Room / OR is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,836 - C$77,559
C$36K
C$57K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$57,317
10%
50%
90%
C$24.73 - C$38.32
C$25
C$32
C$38
MEDIAN: C$31.92
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$35,836 - C$77,559
Bonus C$2.03 - C$4,872
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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C$43,197 - C$80,821
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 406
Hourly Data C$0C$69
Hourly Rate C$24.73 - C$38.32
Overtime C$5.02 - C$69.80
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$2.03 - C$4,872
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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C$43,197 - C$80,821
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 985

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$65,100

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

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

Registered Nurse (RN) in Calgary:
When working outside the hospital setting, be sure you are qualified to handle emergencies ALONE. I would absolutely NOT Recommend this type of job for a new grad. You must be confident in your abilities, stellar IV skills & ability to manage serious medical emergencies a MUST.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Toronto:
"Work with passion."
Work hard and care of all.................

Registered Nurse (RN) in Sunshine Coast:
"Shift Work Is Difficult With A Family."
Deep breathe, take your time and focus, center yourself, it helps to prevent mistakes. I have been a nurse for 38 years and still enjoy my job.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Kelowna:
"Specialize."
Take qualified specialized course eg: Critical Care, Emergency, Cardiac/Telemetry, Hemodialysis, Oncology, Palliative Care, Orotho, surgical, peri-operative, PAR, GI, and hundreds more. Do your homework on the many areas you can specialize in. Know the demand for those positions and know which courses qualify for the positions you are interested. Beware of inferior courses offered by inferior schools. Take your classes from a very reputable college. Once you have succeeded, no one can ever take away your education and/or compete with you unless they are equally qualified with the same education. You will always have a job! Personally I started with Cardiac/Telemetry, then multi-system Intensive Critical Care, and then finally Hemodialysis. I have always had my choice of positions throughout my 29 year career and still going strong. It's lots of hard work but the effort is worth every bit of the hours and hours of studying. Good luck with you career.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Owen Sound:
Keep trying areas until you find your interest. I love community nursing. Skills from pediatric, cardiac to peritoneal dialysis to chemotherapy. I get to see it all. The down side is the really 'slap in your face' pay.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Belleville:
You need to have great communication skills, have advanced technical skills. Work well with the team.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Ottawa:
"The learning never stops."
Learn and do as much as you can.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Operating Room / OR
▲12%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲7%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲5%

Hospice
▲4%


▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

Pediatrics
▼0%

Nursery
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

Case Management
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Oncology
▼4%

Community Health
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 33%