Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) is $32.19
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)s?
An entry-level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.13 based on 55 salaries. An early career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)s Do?
A registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) works in the mental health care field. RPN licensing and certification is awarded and recognized in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; in the United States, the RPN is not a recognized certification, but individuals with an RPN interested in psychiatric nursing in the U.S. have a fairly short path to certification as a registered nurse (RN), with which they can work in the field.
The specialized field of care for the RPN involves taking care of people with …Read more
- Evaluate and assess patient mental and physical health through multiple examination methods.
- Administer medications and other treatments.
- Implement care plans, treating patients, and counseling families.
- Provide immediate and long-term care options and plans to patients and their caretakers or family.