The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $27.56.
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Job Description for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)
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 wa…Read more
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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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