Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$30.28
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado is $30.28.
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$24.86
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$30.28
90%
$38.86
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Hourly Rate
$25 - $39
Bonus
$304 - $3,070
Total Pay
$51,196 - $82,652

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies HCA, Inc., University of Colorado Hospital and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. Reported salaries are highest at SCLHS where the average pay is $33.83. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Denver Health and Centura Health, earning around $31.30 and $31.05, respectively. Swedish Medical Center pays the lowest at around $25.34. Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.75 and $29.11, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Telemetry, Acute Care 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 $25.67 based on 68 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.30 based on 429 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.82 based on 231 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.02 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $38.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,012 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
42.4%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
12.0%