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Nurse Psychiatric Salary

$76,256 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,228

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Nurse Psychiatric is $76,256 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nurse Psychiatric is between $54,226 and $94,333. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Nurse Psychiatric. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Treats and provides assigned total patient care to patients in the Psychiatric Unit as prescribed by attending physician.
  • Aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Administers medications and maintains patients' medical records on nursing observations.
  • Requires RN license.
Nurse Psychiatric Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,951,960

Estimated population of Nurse Psychiatric jobs: 95,732

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$88,401
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Nurse Psychiatric Job Listings for United States

RN Psychiatric Mental Health Immediate Interview
Nov 28
East Meadow, NY, USA
White Glove Placement, Inc.
AWESOME RN Registered Nurse Psychiatric positions available at famous Hospital in Nassau County - East Meadow, NY. Join a team that cares for YOU! RN Psychiatric Registered Nurse positions details ...
RN Psychiatric Registered Nurse Immediate Interview
Nov 28
New York, NY, USA
White Glove Placement, Inc.
RN Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse Join a team that cares for YOU! We're excited to inform you about some great RN Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse positions available at one of ...
RN Psychiatric PRN
Nov 21
Bountiful, United States
Lakeview Hospital
PRN/Per Diem RN - Psychiatric Nurse - PRN Lakeview Hospital Under the general direction of the Director, or Charge Nurse, the Psychiatric Nurse independently provides holistic, individualized care ...
Registered Nurse Psychiatric
Dec 4
Burlington, WI, USA
Nursing Centers Inc
Seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) with inpatient Psychiatric RN experience for a contract in a Behavioral Health facility in the Milwaukee area! Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health / Psychiatric ...
Travel Registered Nurse - Psychiatric
Dec 5
Kirkland, WA, USA
Supplemental Health Care
This is an exciting travel opportunity for an experienced Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN). Details: - 8 hour evening shifts available - Target Start Date: Asap-January starts - RN Assignment Length ...

The average pay for a Nurse Psychiatric is $76,256 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nurse Psychiatric is between $54,226 and $94,333. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Nurse Psychiatric. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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