Average Early-Career Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay

$27.71
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$1,004
Bonus
$3,150
Commission
$978
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Registered Nurse (RN) is $27.71.
10%
$22.48
MEDIAN
$27.71
90%
$36.65
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $37
Bonus
$104 - $5,080
Profit Sharing
$246 - $4,257
Commission
$295 - $21,749
Total Pay
$46,532 - $79,020
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)

The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies HCA, Inc., DaVita Inc. and Banner Health. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $42.44. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DaVita Inc. and Methodist, earning around $30.81 and $30.51, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $23.34. Baptist Health and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $24.96 and $26.13, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Acute Care and Telemetry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Critical Care, Geriatrics 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 $26.04 based on 9,280 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.53 based on 17,662 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.21 based on 16,682 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (35.4% more) and Houston, Texas (11.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56,940 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.3%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
29.3%
Late Career
23.4%