Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

For Entry-Level Chicago Registered Nurses, hourly average wages total $28.28 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority (83 percent) of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Chicago, Ill. who took the survey are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,577 - $77,926
$41K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,374
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50%
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$24.90 - $32.99
$25
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $28.39
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$0$77K
Salary $40,577 - $77,926
Bonus $625
Total Pay (?
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$50,645 - $71,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $24.90 - $32.99
Overtime $10.00 - $48.61
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $625
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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$50,645 - $71,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 335

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


Rush University Medical Center attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $68K.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲3%

Case Management
▲2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

Acute Care
▼0%

Cardiology
▼0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

Home Health/Home Care
▼0%

Oncology
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Telemetry
▼1%

Critical Care
▼1%

Psychiatric
▼1%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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