$62,972
Avg. Salary
$29.70
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $29.70 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois is $62,972 per year.

$25
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$30
50%
$39
90%
MEDIAN $30
$46k
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$63k
50%
$86k
90%
MEDIAN $62,972
$45,973 - $86,203
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MEDIAN: $62,972
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$25.06 - $39.46
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$0$86K
Salary $45,973 - $86,203
Bonus $242 - $5,980
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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$51,323 - $84,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 259
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $25.06 - $39.46
Overtime $12.82 - $60.17
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $242 - $5,980
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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$51,323 - $84,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 853

Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 441 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 140 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 90 salaries.

Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Chicago?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago:
Pros: The pay increase.
Cons: The commute and paying taxes.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲27%

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
$63,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


▲9%




▲4%


▼0%

National Average
$63,000

Psychiatric
▼1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%


▼2%

▼2%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%