Average Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$31.23
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$1,526
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$1,965
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The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $31.23.
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$24.88
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$31.23
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$41.68
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$25 - $42
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$197 - $5,135
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$763 - $2,250
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$51,544 - $88,494
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What Do Psychiatric Nurse (RN)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

3.8 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Psychiatric Nurse (RN) are from the companies Rolling Hills Hospital, Universal Health Services, Inc. and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $52.37. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Universal Health Services, Inc. and Aurora Behavioral Health, earning around $31.81 and $31.69, respectively. HCA, Inc. pays the lowest at around $26.01. Rolling Hills Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $26.91 and $27.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)s?

Skills in Acute Care and Medication Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Patient Education and Psychiatric.

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 $28.53 based on 140 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.80 based on 706 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.51 based on 464 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.03 based on 422 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.1% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less), San Antonio, Texas (3.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,156 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
19.7%