Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Seattle, Washington is $34.08.
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $47
$250 - $5,101
Profit Sharing
$0 - $275
Total Pay
$54,393 - $99,384

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington (UW). Reported salaries are highest at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance where the average pay is $40.37. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Seattle Children's Hospital and Swedish Medical Center, earning around $37.63 and $36.54, respectively. The Polyclinic pays the lowest at around $32.68. University of Washington (UW) and Virginia Mason Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $33.00 and $33.63, 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 $29.99 based on 88 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.18 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.88 based on 204 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.67 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.5% less), Denver, Colorado (11.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.7% less).

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