Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$29.46
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,023
Bonus
$1,527
Commission
$1,035
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $29.46.
10%
$22.97
MEDIAN
$29.46
90%
$41.14
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $41
Bonus
$194 - $5,619
Profit Sharing
$207 - $5,030
Commission
$966 - $19,392
Total Pay
$47,627 - $87,982

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Job Satisfaction for Registered Nurse (RN)

3.8 out of 5
(10,162)
Highly Satisfied
543Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies HCA, Inc., DaVita Inc. and Banner Health. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $51.39. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DaVita Inc. and Banner Health, earning around $32.13 and $31.06, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $25.01. Indiana University (IU) Health and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $26.13 and $28.86, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Medicine / Surgery, Acute Care, Telemetry and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.91 based on 9,457 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.58 based on 34,752 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.43 based on 18,075 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.14 based on 17,014 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.9% more) and Houston, Texas (13.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 92,899 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
14.6%