Average Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$27.56
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$2,035
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $27.56.
10%
$22.05
MEDIAN
$27.56
90%
$34.58
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $35
Bonus
$201 - $5,106
Total Pay
$44,913 - $73,844

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Job Description for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

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Popular Skills for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

An early career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.01 based on 789 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.58 based on 407 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.12 based on 370 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $34.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,973 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
20.6%