Average Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Ireland

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The average salary for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Ireland is €31,446.
MEDIAN €31,446
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€25k - €46k

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)

The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Health Service Executive, HSE Integrated Ltd. and Mater Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Mater Hospital where the average pay is €39,037. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Health Service Executive, earning around €33,000. Beaumont Health pays the lowest at around €28,904. HSE Integrated Ltd. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying €30,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Nurse (RN). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics, Acute Care, Geriatrics and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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 €28,186 based on 165 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €30,009 based on 390 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €34,012 based on 262 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €40,801 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €44,952.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Galway, Galway earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sligo, Sligo (4.6% less), Limerick, Limerick (4.6% less) and Waterford, Waterford (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

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