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Registered Nurse Salary

$79,818 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,309

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Registered Nurse is $79,818 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Registered Nurse is between $56,596 and $98,821. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Registered Nurse. 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 general nursing care to patients in hospital, nursing home, infirmary, or similar health care facility.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Readies equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Requires RN license.
Registered Nurse Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,951,960

Estimated population of Registered Nurse jobs: 95,821

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$92,531
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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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...

Registered Nurse Job Listings for United States

Registered Nurse Supervisor
Nov 19
Uniontown, PA, USA
Opusing
Registered Nurse Supervisor Location : Uniontown, PA Duration : 9 weeks with possible ext. Guaranteed Hours : 40 hrs/wk Shift : 03:00 pm to 11:30 pm (Alternate weekends included) Requirements: * Must ...
Career Fair - RNs or LPNs - 3 to 11 Shift Only - December 4th!
Nov 19
Memphis, TN, USA
Signature HealthCARE of Primacy Parkway
Career Fair on Wednesday, December 4th 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for 3 to 11 RNs/LPNs Only. Signature HealthCARE has a vision to radically change the landscape of healthcare forever. It's more than a ...
Registered Nurse, RN - Per Diem - Orlando
Nov 19
Orlando, FL, USA
Utopia Home Care
Registered Nurse (RN) Responsibilities: * Provide skilled nursing care as directed by the care plan to patients throughout the branch service area. * Help develop, coordinate and implement the ...
RN and LVN Nurse / Pediatric Home Health
Nov 19
San Antonio, TX, USA
Children's Home Healthcare
Our agency is in need of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for our pediatric patients. This successful candidate will love working with these children and their families. We ...
RN Staff Nurse
Nov 19
Queens, NY, USA
Atlas Search
RN Staff Nurse Job Description: Our client is seeking an experienced RN to join their team of professionals. The Staff Nurse will: * Observe, report, and record the patient's condition and reaction ...

The average pay for a Registered Nurse is $79,818 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Registered Nurse is between $56,596 and $98,821. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Registered Nurse. 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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