Nurse Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$62,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$62,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
US Oncology Holdings
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a nurse make?
The national average salary for a Nurse in the U.S. is $62,266 annually or $29.94 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $98,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Nurse salaries are Hawaii, California, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. The typical employment in the position spans 3.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Nurse Salary By Location

As a Nurse in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $62,266 per year or $29.94 per hour. Working in New York, NY as a Nurse will pay you the highest wages at around $86,315 per year. Even an entry-level Nurse makes $46,000 per year in New York, NY. Hawaii, California, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, and Iowa report the lowest wages for Nurses.

Map of Nurse Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Nurses earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Nurse Salary By Company

Nurse jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Nurse jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Nurses are US Oncology Holdings and Diplomat. In addition, companies like BioLife Plasma Services LP and Tanner Health System report highly competitive salaries for Nurses.

Nurse Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Nurse Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Nurse can range from $49,711 to $84,423 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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