Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) is $34.38
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)s?
A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36.87 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.86 based on 9 salaries. In their late career …Read more
What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?
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.
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 …Read more
- 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.