Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with Psychiatric Skills Salary (Canada)

A Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with Psychiatric skills earns an average wage of C$34.40 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$23,700 - C$86,777
C$24K
C$61K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$61,445
10%
50%
90%
C$21.50 - C$44.08
C$21
C$32
C$44
MEDIAN: C$32.36
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$23,700 - C$86,777
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$41,293 - C$94,624
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$78
Hourly Rate C$21.50 - C$44.08
Overtime C$69.47
Annual Data C$0C$94K
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$41,293 - C$94,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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.

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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 12 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 7 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$90,000 based on 8 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$80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$68,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%