Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $32.66
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)s?
An entry-level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.56 based on 128 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.57 based on 676 …Read more
What Do Psychiatric Nurse (RN)s Do?
Psychiatric nurses (RN) provide specialized care to individuals with mental disorders. They may be home care nurses or work in mental health facilities or psychiatric hospitals, working with individuals, groups, and loved ones. Some psychiatric nurses specialize in a specific area of expertise based on age and/or disorder. Depending on their employer, the psychiatric nurse may need to diagnosis illness, start a treatment plan for the patient, maintain health records, and help find therapeutic …Read more