$66,311
Avg. Salary
$31.38
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $31.38 per hour.

The average pay for a Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $66,311 per year.

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$25.36
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$42.56
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MEDIAN $66,311
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$0$92K
Salary $49,076 - $92,925
Bonus $505 - $4,949
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,131 - $91,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $25.36 - $42.56
Overtime $32.27 - $61.46
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $505 - $4,949
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,131 - $91,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 311

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 ways for the patient to manage their mental illness. In addition, most nurses provide information to patients and their loved ones, help prepare patients for therapy, and deliver community education.

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Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
10-19 years
77%
20 years or more
23%

Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲9%

National Average
$66,000

Psychiatric
▼4%

Acute Care
▼5%

Medicine / Surgery
▼5%

Case Management
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%