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Psychiatric Nurse Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$85,025 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Psychiatric Nurse is $85,025 a year and $41 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Psychiatric Nurse is between $60,462 and $105,181. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Psychiatric Nurse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Psychiatric Nurse Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Psychiatric Nurse jobs: 94,269

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Psychiatric Nurse Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Travel Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN)
Jun 1
Kirkland, WA, USA
Supplemental Health Care
Psychiatric Shift: 36-40 hours/week Length of Assignment: 13 weeks with the option to extend Start Date: ASAP • 1 year of RN experience • BLS/AHA RN Certifications • Active Washington RN ...
Nurse Psychiatric
May 21
Seattle, WA, USA
A-Team Solutions, LLC
Registered Nurse- Psychiatric RN Place of Performance: Seattle, WA A-Team Solutions is seeking (2) Psychiatric RN's for a minimum 13 week assignment at the VA in Seattle, WA. The incumbent practices ...
Psychiatric Inpatient Charge Nurse (RN) - Recovery Place Kent
May 30
Kent, WA, USA
Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
Psychiatric nurses are responsible for the direct care of clients located in either/or the Evaluation and Treatment or the Secure Withdrawal Management unit of Recovery Place Kent. Registered nurses ...
Psychiatric RN - 0.60 FTE
Mar 22
Seattle, WA, USA
Two years experience in psychiatric nursing preferred and one year experience in an acute care setting preferred. * Current CPR. * One year experience as a supervisor preferred. * Mental Health ...
Chief Nursing Officer - psychiatric
May 5
Seattle, WA, USA
R.L. Scott Associates/National Healthcare Search
Master's Degree in psychiatric nursing or related field preferred. Experience: A minimum of five ... Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Additional Requirements: A thorough knowledge of The Joint ...
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