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RN BSN Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $79,000 $6,583 $1,519 $38
75th Percentile $67,500 $5,625 $1,298 $32
Average $58,910 $4,909 $1,132 $28
25th Percentile $47,000 $3,916 $903 $23
$41,500 - $44,999
13% of jobs
$47,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$45,000 - $48,499
13% of jobs
$48,500 - $51,999
5% of jobs
$52,000 - $55,499
10% of jobs
The average salary is $58,910 a year
$55,500 - $58,999
11% of jobs
$59,000 - $62,499
11% of jobs
$62,500 - $65,999
8% of jobs
$67,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$66,000 - $69,499
5% of jobs
$69,500 - $72,999
5% of jobs
$73,000 - $76,499
1% of jobs
$79,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$76,500 - $80,000
12% of jobs

National Average

$41,500 $58,910/year $28/hour $80,000
RN BSN Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$58,910
$4,909
$1,132
$28
Chicago, IL
$60,305
$5,025
$1,160
$29

As of Nov 25, 2020, the average annual pay for a RN BSN in the United States is $58,910 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $28.32 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,133/week or $4,909/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $80,000 and as low as $41,500, the majority of RN BSN salaries currently range between $47,000 (25th percentile) to $67,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $79,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a RN BSN varies greatly (by as much as $20,500), 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 RN BSN job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A RN BSN in your area makes on average $60,305 per year, or $1,395 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $58,910. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for RN BSN salaries.

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

Find your next high paying job as a RN BSN on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for RN BSN Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a RN BSN job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $12,872 (19.7%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $15,468 (23.2%) above the $58,910 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active RN BSN 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 a RN BSN appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 12% between San Mateo, CA and Lakes, AK, 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 a RN BSN role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$74,379$6,198$1,430$35.76
Berkeley, CA$71,982$5,998$1,384$34.61
Daly City, CA$71,782$5,982$1,380$34.51
Richmond, CA$69,642$5,803$1,339$33.48
Stamford, CT$67,814$5,651$1,304$32.60
Bellevue, WA$67,641$5,637$1,301$32.52
Brooklyn, NY$66,705$5,559$1,283$32.07
San Francisco, CA$66,345$5,529$1,276$31.90
New Haven, CT$66,114$5,509$1,271$31.79
Lakes, AK$65,905$5,492$1,267$31.69

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

We found at least five jobs related to the RN BSN job category that pay more per year than a typical RN BSN salary. Top examples of these roles include: OR Nurse Manager, Specialty RN, and RN MSN.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $43,448 (53.9%) and $55,324 (63.9%) more than the average RN BSN salary of $58,910. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related RN BSN jobs may help you make more money than that of the average RN BSN position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
OR Nurse Manager$114,234$9,520$2,197$54.92
Specialty RN$106,527$8,877$2,049$51.21
RN MSN$105,867$8,822$2,036$50.90
L&D Director$104,871$8,739$2,017$50.42
L&D RN$102,358$8,530$1,968$49.21
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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