Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$29.73
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$1,020
Bonus
$2,900
Commission
$1,179
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $29.73.
10%
$23.26
MEDIAN
$29.73
90%
$41.52
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $42
Bonus
$195 - $5,820
Profit Sharing
$244 - $5,088
Commission
$3 - $19,574
Total Pay
$48,239 - $88,833
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What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?

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
(9,640)
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584Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies HCA, Inc., DaVita Inc. and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $52.89. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DaVita Inc. and Banner Health, earning around $32.15 and $31.31, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $25.15. Ascension Health and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.55 and $28.99, respectively.

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

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

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 $26.24 based on 8,564 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.97 based on 31,592 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.72 based on 16,492 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.44 based on 15,524 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 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.1% more) and Houston, Texas (12.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 84,525 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
14.6%