Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$77,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$77,000
Median 50%
$131,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
trustaff
Highest Paying City
Los Angeles, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a registered nurse med/surg make?
As a Registered Nurse Med/Surg in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $78,025 per year or $37.51 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $132,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $46,000 per year. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs are California, Nevada, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Texas. The typical employment for a Registered Nurse Med/Surg is 2.8 years.

Average Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Registered Nurse Med/Surg in the United States is $78,025 per year or $37.51 per hour. Registered Nurse Med/Surgs make the most in Los Angeles, CA at about $101,246 per year. The average starting salary in Los Angeles, CA for Registered Nurse Med/Surgs is $53,000. California, Nevada, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Texas are the states with the highest payscale for Registered Nurse Med/Surgs. On the other hand, Idaho, Montana, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida report the lowest wages for Registered Nurse Med/Surgs.

Map of Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Registered Nurse Med/Surgs earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salary By Company

If you are a Registered Nurse Med/Surg, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies have the most job opportunities for Registered Nurse Med/Surgs. Registered Nurse Med/Surgs at trustaff and Health Quest report the highest salaries. Companies like Goshen Health and United Surgical Partners International also report very competitive wages for Registered Nurse Med/Surgs.

Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Registered Nurse Med/Surg can range from $62,292 to $105,788 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.

Recently Added Registered Nurse Med/Surg Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Rn/Registered Nurse-Medical Surgical Observation-Nights
Rn/Registered Nurse-Medical Surgical Observation-Nights
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$55,306
$55,306
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Covid19 Crisis Response
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Covid19 Crisis Response
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$69,497
$69,497
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Crisis Response
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Crisis Response
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$73,254
$73,254
GHR Travel Nursing
GHR Travel Nursing
Med/Surg RN
Med/Surg RN
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$73,045
$73,045
Incredible Health
Incredible Health
Med Surg Registered Nurse-Salary Up To
Med Surg Registered Nurse-Salary Up To
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$90,000
$90,000
GHR Travel Nursing
GHR Travel Nursing
Med/Surg RN
Med/Surg RN
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$74,089
$74,089
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$83,584
$83,584
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Crisis Response
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical-Crisis Response
04/27/2020
04/27/2020
$152,351
$152,351
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Med\\/Surg
Registered Nurse-RN-Med\\/Surg
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$73,045
$73,045
Careerstaff Unlimited
Careerstaff Unlimited
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical
Registered Nurse-RN-Medical Surgical
04/25/2020
04/25/2020
$37,566
$37,566