Average Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with Acute Care Skills Hourly Pay

$31.06
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with Acute Care skills is $31.06.
10%
$24.34
MEDIAN
$31.06
90%
$39.97
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $40
Bonus
$194 - $4,225
Total Pay
$50,722 - $84,662

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Job Description for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

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Popular Skills for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Patient Education, Case Management, Geriatrics and Psychiatric.

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

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 $27.14 based on 9 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.68 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.80 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.35 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Psychiatric Nurse (RN) in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (25.9% less), Dallas, Texas (12.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 250 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
40.8%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
16.4%
Late Career
17.6%