Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salary

Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses can expect to earn an average of $26.89 per hour. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses survey respondents are women (72 percent). Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,886 - $81,761
$40K
$58K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,469
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50%
90%

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$21.85 - $37.57
$22
$27
$38
MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$82K
Salary $39,886 - $81,761
Bonus $65.91 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
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$45,178 - $82,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 535
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $21.85 - $37.57
Hourly Tips $4.86
Overtime $12.56 - $58.08
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $65.91 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $800
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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$45,178 - $82,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,003

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Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room


HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Baylor Hospital, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, and Tenet Healthcare Corporation are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses flock to Kaiser Permanente for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $90K lead the pack in compensation; however, Kaiser Permanente also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $53K at one end to $147K at the other end. Other big spenders include Dignity Health, St. Luke's Hospital, and Providence Hospital, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses see paychecks nearing $89K, $70K, or $69K.

Employees at Mercy Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and Baptist Hospital can also expect below-average earnings of $48K, $49K, and $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,561

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Emergency Room Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+34 percent), New York (+26 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Dallas (+5 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Nashville, 14 percent below the national average. Workers in St. Louis and Jacksonville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Wenatchee:
"The autonomy is different between ER and Acute care."
Rural health is scary, but so much can be learned.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Carroll:
Give yourself time to learn and adjust. Work as a team or nothing will work.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Riverside:
Extremely emotionally and physically stressful. Should obtain at least a BS in nursing. Many types of career paths, have short and long term goals.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Claremont:
"Get your BSN!"
GET YOUR BSN! It's only a little longer and a bit more money. You're used to being a student. It will make you more desirable and help you get jobs and make more money.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Denison:
"How To Survive As A Healthcare Professional."
Ask questions. Write everything down. Don't be afraid to stand up for yourself. Advocate for your patients. Advocate for yourself and your rights.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Milton:
"The Pay Doesn't Change."
Go into Banking and Finance or Engineering for money. Only go into Nursing if you have a self persecution complex. Or maybe you are one of those few who really want to help people.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Athens:
"Hos[ital Closing."
Love it, but fast paced.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 336 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲2%

National Average
$58,000


Emergency Room (ER)
▼2%

Emergency/Trauma
▼2%

▼2%

Pediatrics
▼2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

Nursery
▼2%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼2%


Geriatrics
▼3%

Psychiatric
▼4%

Operating Room / OR
▼4%

Anesthesia
▼5%

Hospice
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 336 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%
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