The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $30.00 per hour.
The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $68,364 per year.
|Hourly Rate||$24.63 - $39.66|
|Overtime||$3.03 - $54.61|
|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).)
|$51,715 - $83,732|
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.Read More...
To become RNs, they must have an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). Some employers require candidates to have prior experience as an RN. They must have a license from their state's board of nursing. In order to administer medications, some states require that RNs pass a medication administration exam. They must follow standards of care and practices. They must be able to use various medical instruments.
They may be required to travel to visit patients at their homes. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. They must follow doctors' instructions. They may be required to attend various workshop, classes, or conferences to improve their skills as RNs. They must read professional journals to keep themselves up to date with current medical findings and technology. They may have to renew their nursing licenses regularly, depending on the states where they are practicing as RNs. They may be required to train, coach, or mentor new or more junior nurses. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- 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.
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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 $57,000 based on 28 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 $63,000 based on 16 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 $66,000 based on 12 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 $84,000 based on 6 salaries.
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