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Average Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$33.31
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$1,179
Bonus
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $33.31.
10%
$26.26
MEDIAN
$33.31
90%
$44.37
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Hourly Rate
$26 - $44
Bonus
$361 - $4,955
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$54,596 - $93,216
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What Do Psychiatric Nurse (RN)s Do?

Career Paths

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Psychiatric Nurse (RN)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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

Skills in Medication Administration, Patient Education, Acute Care and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $28.91 based on 136 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.90 based on 701 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.75 based on 498 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 35.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.1% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (14.4% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (11.6% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,776 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
28.0%
Late Career
24.8%