Average Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salary
$63,000 yearly
$22.50 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$47,000
10 %
$63,000
Median
$85,000
90 %
Registered nurses charge nurses in the United States make an average salary of $63,422 per year or $30.49 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $47,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $85,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Nevada, Hawaii, Oregon, and Alaska provide the highest registered nurse charge nurse salaries.

Average Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Registered Nurse Charge Nurse average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$58,485
$58,485
$28.12
$28.12
Alaska
Alaska
$84,853
$84,853
$40.79
$40.79
Arizona
Arizona
$69,585
$69,585
$33.45
$33.45
Arkansas
Arkansas
$61,722
$61,722
$29.67
$29.67
California
California
$89,645
$89,645
$43.10
$43.10
Colorado
Colorado
$64,439
$64,439
$30.98
$30.98
Connecticut
Connecticut
$69,778
$69,778
$33.55
$33.55
Delaware
Delaware
$70,593
$70,593
$33.94
$33.94
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$84,292
$84,292
$40.52
$40.52
Florida
Florida
$51,841
$51,841
$24.92
$24.92
Georgia
Georgia
$52,972
$52,972
$25.47
$25.47
Hawaii
Hawaii
$85,836
$85,836
$41.27
$41.27
Idaho
Idaho
$59,194
$59,194
$28.46
$28.46
Illinois
Illinois
$59,375
$59,375
$28.55
$28.55
Indiana
Indiana
$58,494
$58,494
$28.12
$28.12
Iowa
Iowa
$52,630
$52,630
$25.30
$25.30
Kansas
Kansas
$53,743
$53,743
$25.84
$25.84
Kentucky
Kentucky
$54,600
$54,600
$26.25
$26.25
Louisiana
Louisiana
$61,274
$61,274
$29.46
$29.46
Maine
Maine
$65,748
$65,748
$31.61
$31.61
Maryland
Maryland
$63,580
$63,580
$30.57
$30.57
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$67,996
$67,996
$32.69
$32.69
Michigan
Michigan
$54,624
$54,624
$26.26
$26.26
Minnesota
Minnesota
$64,164
$64,164
$30.85
$30.85
Mississippi
Mississippi
$56,153
$56,153
$27.00
$27.00
Missouri
Missouri
$54,600
$54,600
$26.25
$26.25
Montana
Montana
$56,216
$56,216
$27.03
$27.03
Nebraska
Nebraska
$51,172
$51,172
$24.60
$24.60
Nevada
Nevada
$88,547
$88,547
$42.57
$42.57
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$64,618
$64,618
$31.07
$31.07
New Jersey
New Jersey
$70,981
$70,981
$34.13
$34.13
New Mexico
New Mexico
$58,800
$58,800
$28.27
$28.27
New York
New York
$78,602
$78,602
$37.79
$37.79
North Carolina
North Carolina
$54,638
$54,638
$26.27
$26.27
North Dakota
North Dakota
$54,842
$54,842
$26.37
$26.37
Ohio
Ohio
$54,128
$54,128
$26.02
$26.02
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$58,616
$58,616
$28.18
$28.18
Oregon
Oregon
$85,391
$85,391
$41.05
$41.05
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$67,687
$67,687
$32.54
$32.54
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$72,225
$72,225
$34.72
$34.72
South Carolina
South Carolina
$54,367
$54,367
$26.14
$26.14
South Dakota
South Dakota
$50,639
$50,639
$24.35
$24.35
Tennessee
Tennessee
$47,564
$47,564
$22.87
$22.87
Texas
Texas
$63,164
$63,164
$30.37
$30.37
Utah
Utah
$63,677
$63,677
$30.61
$30.61
Vermont
Vermont
$55,371
$55,371
$26.62
$26.62
Virginia
Virginia
$62,268
$62,268
$29.94
$29.94
Washington
Washington
$80,062
$80,062
$38.49
$38.49
West Virginia
West Virginia
$45,994
$45,994
$22.11
$22.11
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$64,331
$64,331
$30.93
$30.93
Wyoming
Wyoming
$55,650
$55,650
$26.75
$26.75

Highest Paying Cities For Registered Nurse Charge Nurse

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA
$94,116
$94,116
$45.25
$45.25
Eugene, OR
Eugene, OR
$87,084
$87,084
$41.87
$41.87
Longview, WA
Longview, WA
$82,691
$82,691
$39.76
$39.76
New York, NY
New York, NY
$78,740
$78,740
$37.86
$37.86
Rochester, MN
Rochester, MN
$64,144
$64,144
$30.84
$30.84
Longmont, CO
Longmont, CO
$64,027
$64,027
$30.78
$30.78

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Staff Nurse

    Avg. salary: $59,683

    Staff nurses are registered nurses who are usually assigned to work in a care home, a company, or in a clinical setting. They advise the physical assessments of patients, employees, and residents. They also handle the checking of vital signs, providing basic medical procedures, giving first aid, and, if possible, providing over the counter medication. Staff nurses provide medical attention to the people in their place of assignment. They help pave the path to their patients' full recovery. Staff nurses are expected to be patient and have good interpersonal skills.
    239,795 Staff Nurse Jobs
    Intensive Care Unit Nurse

    Avg. salary: $70,385

    An Intensive Care Unit Nurse is specialized in providing care in intensive care units of hospitals. They assist in the treatment of acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions.
    220,127 Intensive Care Unit Nurse Jobs
    Clinical Research Nurse

    Avg. salary: $66,396

    A clinical research nurse is responsible for conducting research studies on various health conditions, illness treatments, and healthcare methodologies, analyzing existing scientific research to make new reports. Clinical research nurses also communicate with other health professionals and health organizations for their insights and recommendations for a specific medical study, ensuring to report their findings to doctors and medical researchers for further validation and clinical trials. A clinical research nurse must have excellent knowledge of communication, both written and spoken, as well as expertise in the medical industry.
    250,762 Clinical Research Nurse Jobs
    Emergency Department Registered Nurse

    Avg. salary: $70,881

    An emergency registered nurse is first in line for patients who need a response. These nurses are first to respond to emergency cases such as trauma, allergic reactions, and injuries. They assist doctors and other medical staff in emergency medical care. It is their responsibility to always provide high-quality standards for nursing. The skills they should possess include diligence, attention to detail, levelheadedness, and strong communication. They also need to be knowledgeable about emergency care.
    225,555 Emergency Department Registered Nurse Jobs
    Home Care Nurse

    Avg. salary: $33,272

    A home care nurse is responsible for providing quality health care for patients, usually in a private home setting. Home care nurses monitor patients' conditions and their medication and other treatments as prescribed by the attending physician or other health care professionals. They assist with the patients' daily activities such as bathing, feeding, and performing procedures such as taking the patients' temperature and vital signs, collecting specimens, and updating their medical chart.
    258,465 Home Care Nurse Jobs
    Psychiatric Registered Nurse

    Avg. salary: $75,178

    A registered psychiatric nurse works alongside mental health experts to develop and administer psychiatric treatment plans according to the patients' needs. Among their responsibilities include gathering and organizing patient information, studying the patients' medical histories, conducting interviews and assessments, providing counseling, administering medicine, and restraining unsettled patients. There are also instances when they must conduct inspections to remove potentially harmful objects and provide psychoeducation to the patients' families. Above all, a registered psychiatric nurse must closely monitor the behavior of patients, record their daily progress, and report to the psychiatrists regularly.
    164,409 Psychiatric Registered Nurse Jobs

    Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a registered nurse charge nurse can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

    Which Companies Pay Registered Nurses Charge Nurses The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a registered nurse charge nurse, being employed by a company such as Americare or Ardent Health Services would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Ascension Health Alliance and Community Health Systems also report highly competitive salaries for registered nurses charge nurses.
    Company

    Recently Added Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Eating Recovery Center
    Eating Recovery Center
    Charge Nurse
    Charge Nurse
    Charge Nurse
    Arvada, CO
    Arvada, CO
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $73,045
    $73,045
    06/29/2021
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Thornton, CO
    Thornton, CO
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $70,228
    $70,228
    06/29/2021
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/27/2021
    06/27/2021
    $70,228
    $70,228
    06/27/2021
    RN Charge Nurse-Oncology
    RN Charge Nurse-Oncology
    Springfield, OR
    Springfield, OR
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $81,038
    $81,038
    06/26/2021
    Charge Nurse RN
    Charge Nurse RN
    Marceline, MO
    Marceline, MO
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $54,262
    $54,262
    06/25/2021
    RN Charge Nurse-Oncology
    RN Charge Nurse-Oncology
    Springfield, OR
    Springfield, OR
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $81,038
    $81,038
    06/25/2021
    Charge RN Neuro
    Charge RN Neuro
    Englewood, CO
    Englewood, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $70,228
    $70,228
    06/24/2021
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Charge RN Ortho Trauma
    Thornton, CO
    Thornton, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $70,228
    $70,228
    06/24/2021
    Children's Mercy Kansas City
    Children's Mercy Kansas City
    Core Charge Nurse-Weight Management
    Core Charge Nurse-Weight Management
    Core Charge Nurse-Weight Management
    Kansas City, MO
    Kansas City, MO
    06/22/2021
    06/22/2021
    $55,431
    $55,431
    06/22/2021
    Registered Nurse (RN)-Charge Nurse
    Registered Nurse (RN)-Charge Nurse
    Grenada, MS
    Grenada, MS
    06/20/2021
    06/20/2021
    $58,436
    $58,436
    06/20/2021

    Average Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salary by Demographic

    Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $70,398
    female-income
    Female Income
    $67,563
    Median Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Income by Race
    Asian registered nurses charge nurses have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american registered nurses charge nurses have the lowest average salary at $66,197.
    $77,000
    $75,000
    $73,000
    $71,000
    $69,000
    $67,000
    $65,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$67,183
    Black or African American$66,197
    Asian$74,230
    Unknown$68,765
    Hispanic or Latino$68,527
    Average Registered Nurse Charge Nurse Salary by Education Level
    Registered nurses charge nurses with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $75,155 annually. With a Bachelors degree, registered nurses charge nurses earn a median annual income of $67,563 compared to $62,441 for registered nurses charge nurses with an Associate degree.
    $78,000
    $75,000
    $72,000
    $69,000
    $66,000
    $63,000
    $60,000
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Some College/ Associate Degree$62,441
    Bachelor's Degree$67,563
    Master's Degree$75,155