Average Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Canada is C$30.53.
MEDIAN C$30.53
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Hourly Rate
C$20 - C$43
C$0 - C$6,000
Total Pay
C$41,709 - C$90,711

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Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Tasks
  • Evaluate and assess patient mental and physical health through multiple examination methods.
  • Administer medications and other treatments.
  • Implement care plans, treating patients, and counseling families.
  • Provide immediate and long-term care options and plans to patients and their caretakers or family.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

An entry-level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$30.76 based on 8 salaries. An early career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.29 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.73 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.55 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$31.
Employees with Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (19.4% more) and Brandon, Manitoba (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (2.3% less).

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