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RN Salary

$79,822 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,309

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a RN is $79,822 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a RN is between $56,599 and $98,826. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a RN. 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.
RN Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,951,960

Estimated population of RN jobs: 95,821

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$92,535
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...

RN Job Listings for United States

Psychiatry Travel Nurse RN - $43/hour
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St. Louis, MO, USA
Nomad Health
Be a Nomad!Active Registered Nurse license in the specified state. RN degree from an accredited registered nurse program. BLS and ACLS required. One year of recent experience as an RN in the ...
RN - Registered Nurse
Nov 20
Easton, PA, USA
Old Orchard Health Care Center
The RN - Nurse Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing personnel to deliver nursing care and within scope of practice coordinates care delivery, which will ensure that patient's needs are ...
RN - Registered Nurse
Nov 20
Carlisle, PA, USA
Heartland Hospice
Heartland Hospice is in need of an excellent PRN RN- Join our winning team now! We offer Competitive Salary, RN Student Loan Repayment Assistance as well as RN Tuition Assistance! As a RN Case ...
Hospice RN Case Manager - Serving Lynchburg
Nov 20
Roanoke, VA, USA
Heartland Hospice
Heartland Hospice of Lynchburg is in need of an excellent Full Time RN! As a RN Case Manager, your ability to manage client care with specific knowledge and experience in bedside care, symptom ...
RN Unit Nurse Manager - Nursing Home (Direct Hire)
Nov 20
Westchester, NY, USA
Suit2Recruit Staffing
As an RN Manger you will ensure that comprehensive care and treatment is rendered to our residents. RN Nurse Manager Duties: * Handle all supervisory duties for assigned unit. * Help establish and ...

The average pay for a RN is $79,822 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a RN is between $56,599 and $98,826. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a RN. 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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Psychiatry Travel Nurse RN - $43/hour
Nov 20
St. Louis, MO, USA
Nomad Health
Be a Nomad!Active Registered Nurse license in the specified state. RN degree from an accredited registered nurse program. BLS and ACLS required. One year of recent experience as an RN in the ...
RN - Registered Nurse
Nov 20
Easton, PA, USA
Old Orchard Health Care Center
The RN - Nurse Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing personnel to deliver nursing care and within scope of practice coordinates care delivery, which will ensure that patient's needs are ...
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