The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Portland, Oregon is $31.43.
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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. 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 ord…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)
An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36.26 based on 169 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.23 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44.22 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (21.5% less), Miami, Florida (19.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (19.2% less).
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