Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Raleigh, North Carolina

$26.97
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Raleigh, North Carolina is $26.97.
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$22.37
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$26.97
50%
$34.88
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MEDIAN $26.97
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $35
Total Pay
$46,470 - $76,119

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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 Rex Healthcare, Wake Medical and WakeMed. Reported salaries are highest at UNC Hospitals where the average pay is $31.06. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Rex Healthcare and Wake Medical, earning around $30.14 and $30.00, respectively. Wakemed Health and Hospitals pays the lowest at around $26.85. WakeMed and Duke Raleigh Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $27.44 and $27.88, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Nurse (RN). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Care
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

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

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 $23.77 based on 36 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.42 based on 123 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.08 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.02 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 47.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (39.6% more) and Houston, Texas (21.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 386 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
16.1%