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Emergency Room RN

Emergency Room RN Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $117,500 $9,791 $2,259 $56
75th Percentile $102,500 $8,541 $1,971 $49
Average $89,278 $7,439 $1,716 $43
25th Percentile $74,000 $6,166 $1,423 $36
$42,500 - $50,999
2% of jobs
$51,000 - $59,499
6% of jobs
$59,500 - $67,999
8% of jobs
$74,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$68,000 - $76,499
11% of jobs
$76,500 - $84,999
17% of jobs
The average salary is $89,278 a year
$85,000 - $93,499
18% of jobs
$93,500 - $101,999
12% of jobs
$102,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$102,000 - $110,499
11% of jobs
$117,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$110,500 - $118,999
6% of jobs
$119,000 - $127,499
2% of jobs
$127,500 - $136,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$42,500 $89,278/year $43/hour $136,000
Emergency Room RN Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Jan 9, 2021, the average annual pay for an Emergency Room RN in the United States is $89,278 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $42.92 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,717/week or $7,440/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $136,000 and as low as $42,500, the majority of Emergency Room RN salaries currently range between $74,000 (25th percentile) to $102,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $117,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Emergency Room RN varies greatly (by as much as $28,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Emergency Room RN job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. An Emergency Room RN in your area makes on average $91,392 per year, or $2,114 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $89,278. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Emergency Room RN salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Emergency Room RN jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Emergency Room RN on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Emergency Room RN Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Emergency Room RN job is above the national average. Topping the list is Richmond, CA, with Stamford, CT and Bellevue, WA close behind in the second and third positions. Bellevue, WA beats the national average by $16,853 (18.9%), and Richmond, CA furthers that trend with another $19,960 (22.4%) above the $89,278 average.

Importantly, Richmond, CA has a moderately active Emergency Room RN job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Emergency Room RN appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 9% between Richmond, CA and Glendale, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Emergency Room RN role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Richmond, CA$109,238$9,103$2,101$52.52
Stamford, CT$106,371$8,864$2,046$51.14
Bellevue, WA$106,131$8,844$2,041$51.02
Lakes, AK$102,408$8,534$1,969$49.23
San Francisco, CA$102,384$8,532$1,969$49.22
Palmdale, CA$101,282$8,440$1,948$48.69
Santa Clara, CA$100,898$8,408$1,940$48.51
Hartford, CT$100,699$8,392$1,937$48.41
Pasadena, CA$100,332$8,361$1,929$48.24
Glendale, CA$99,742$8,312$1,918$47.95

Top 5 Best Paying Related Emergency Room RN Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Emergency Room RN job category that pay more per year than a typical Emergency Room RN salary. Top examples of these roles include: Emergency Room Physician, Physician Emergency Room, and Emergency Room Physician Assistant.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $67,655 (75.8%) and $118,190 (132.4%) more than the average Emergency Room RN salary of $89,278. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Emergency Room RN jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Emergency Room RN position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Emergency Room Physician$207,468$17,289$3,990$99.74
Physician Emergency Room$181,636$15,136$3,493$87.33
Emergency Room Physician Assistant$173,853$14,488$3,343$83.58
Senior Emergency Physician$173,352$14,446$3,334$83.34
Manager Emergency Physician$156,933$13,078$3,018$75.45
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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