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RN Charge Nurse Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $94,500 $7,875 $1,817 $45
75th Percentile $76,000 $6,333 $1,461 $37
Average $69,651 $5,804 $1,339 $33
25th Percentile $55,500 $4,625 $1,067 $27
$39,000 - $46,499
8% of jobs
$46,500 - $53,999
12% of jobs
$55,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$54,000 - $61,499
15% of jobs
$61,500 - $68,999
25% of jobs
The average salary is $69,651 a year
$69,000 - $76,499
17% of jobs
$76,500 - $83,999
10% of jobs
$84,000 - $91,499
3% of jobs
$94,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$91,500 - $98,999
2% of jobs
$99,000 - $106,499
0% of jobs
$106,500 - $113,999
1% of jobs
$114,000 - $121,500
2% of jobs

National Average

$39,000 $69,651/year $33/hour $121,500
RN Charge Nurse Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Jan 9, 2021, the average annual pay for a RN Charge Nurse in the United States is $69,651 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $33.49 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,339/week or $5,804/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $121,500 and as low as $39,000, the majority of RN Charge Nurse salaries currently range between $55,500 (25th percentile) to $76,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $94,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a RN Charge Nurse 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 Charge Nurse job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A RN Charge Nurse in your area makes on average $70,607 per year, or $956 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $69,651. Virginia ranks number 11 out of 50 states nationwide for RN Charge Nurse salaries.

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

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

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for RN Charge Nurse Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a RN Charge Nurse job is above the national average. Topping the list is Santa Clara, CA, with San Francisco, CA and Fremont, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Fremont, CA beats the national average by $11,269 (16.2%), and Santa Clara, CA furthers that trend with another $14,617 (21.0%) above the $69,651 average.

Significantly, Santa Clara, CA has a very active RN Charge Nurse job market as there are several 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 Charge Nurse 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 Santa Clara, CA and Santa Maria, 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 a RN Charge Nurse role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Santa Clara, CA$84,268$7,022$1,621$40.51
San Francisco, CA$84,243$7,020$1,620$40.50
Fremont, CA$80,920$6,743$1,556$38.90
San Jose, CA$79,168$6,597$1,522$38.06
Alexandria, VA$78,584$6,549$1,511$37.78
Oakland, CA$78,312$6,526$1,506$37.65
Tanaina, AK$78,118$6,510$1,502$37.56
Wasilla, AK$78,117$6,510$1,502$37.56
Sunnyvale, CA$77,419$6,452$1,489$37.22
Santa Maria, CA$76,910$6,409$1,479$36.98

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

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

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $22,151 (31.8%) and $36,876 (52.9%) more than the average RN Charge Nurse salary of $69,651. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related RN Charge Nurse jobs may help you make more money than that of the average RN Charge Nurse position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Specialty RN$106,527$8,877$2,049$51.21
Nurse Manager Director$102,792$8,566$1,977$49.42
RN Openings$96,589$8,049$1,857$46.44
Senior Pharmaceutical RN$92,621$7,718$1,781$44.53
Intern Registered Travel Nurse$91,802$7,650$1,765$44.14
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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