Average Registered Nurse (RN) with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$30.71
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$1,600
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Medicine / Surgery skills in Chicago, Illinois is $30.71.
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$27.20
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$27 - $41
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$300 - $9,325
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What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

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 $28.33 based on 30 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.70 based on 127 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.19 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.56 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.4% more) and Houston, Texas (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 273 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
46.5%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
10.3%