Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $25.99 per hour.

$37,528 - $76,584
$38K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,059
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50%
90%

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$21.30 - $35.00
$21
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.31
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$0$76K
Salary $37,528 - $76,584
Bonus $0.00 - $5,072
Profit Sharing $122 - $3,931
Commission $0.00 - $10,174
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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$43,644 - $75,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,881
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $21.30 - $35.00
Hourly Tips $0.08 - $7.49
Overtime $12.59 - $51.99
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,072
Commission $0.00 - $10,174
Profit Sharing $122 - $3,931
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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$43,644 - $75,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41,119

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

  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,899

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Amarillo:
"It’s hard!"
Pros:
Cons:

Registered Nurse (RN) in Peoria:
"Pay."
Pros:
Cons:

Registered Nurse (RN) in El Cajon:
"Diversity of patients."
Always ask if there is potential to grow and move up in your position , or yearly raise, burn out and what is the turn over rate.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Naples:
"Verbal abuse."
Hang in there and stand your ground.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Southgate:
"I wish it played well for such a demanding job."
Before going into it people shoul research first personally it wasted my time.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Austin:
"Treatment."
I really wish I had known that I would be treated as an expense and not an asset.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Longview:
"That it is racially bias."
Never be afraid to ask questions, and learn all you can.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4404 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
0%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


▲2%

▲1%


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▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

Cardiology
▼1%


Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4404 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%