C$54,745
Avg. Salary
C$31.12
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) is C$31.12 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) is C$54,745 per year.

C$20.64
10%
C$31.12
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C$42.73
90%
MEDIAN C$31.12
C$30k
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C$55k
50%
C$87k
90%
MEDIAN C$54,745
C$30,304 - C$86,652
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MEDIAN: C$54,745
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MEDIAN: C$31.12
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C$0C$90K
Salary C$30,304 - C$86,652
Bonus C$6,500
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$41,099 - C$90,271
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data C$0C$85
Hourly Rate C$20.64 - C$42.73
Overtime C$1.95 - C$85.77
Annual Data C$0C$90K
Bonus C$6,500
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$41,099 - C$90,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

A registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) works in the mental health care field. RPN licensing and certification is awarded and recognized in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; in the United States, the RPN is not a recognized certification, but individuals with an RPN interested in psychiatric nursing in the U.S. have a fairly short path to certification as a registered nurse (RN), with which they can work in the field.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)


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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 16 salaries. A Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
C$62,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 19%