Registered Nurses Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Registered Nurses in the United States is around $89010 per year.

How much do Registered Nurses make in the United States?

In the United States, Registered Nurses earn an average hourly wage of $42.8 and a mean annual wage of $89010.

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Registered Nurses earnings by experience

For Registered Nurses positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $29.45 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $32.06 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $39.05, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $48.6. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $62.21 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Registered Nurses roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $61250 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $66680 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $81220. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $101100, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $129400 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Registered Nurses

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Earnings for Junior-level Registered Nurses

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Earnings for Mid-level Registered Nurses

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Earnings for Senior-level Registered Nurses

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Earnings for Top-level Registered Nurses

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)