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How Much Do RN Jobs Pay per Hour?

$35,000 - $41,499
1% of jobs
$41,500 - $47,999
5% of jobs
$48,000 - $54,499
13% of jobs
$56,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$54,500 - $60,999
16% of jobs
$61,000 - $67,499
19% of jobs
The average salary is $70,335 a year
$67,500 - $73,999
15% of jobs
$78,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$74,000 - $80,499
11% of jobs
$80,500 - $86,999
8% of jobs
$87,000 - $93,499
4% of jobs
$93,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$93,500 - $99,999
2% of jobs
$100,000 - $106,500
2% of jobs
National Average
$35,000 $70,335 /year $106,500
$34 /hour
$2,917 - $3,458
1% of jobs
$3,458 - $4,000
5% of jobs
$4,000 - $4,542
13% of jobs
$4,708 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$4,542 - $5,083
16% of jobs
$5,083 - $5,625
19% of jobs
The average salary is $5,861 a month
$5,625 - $6,167
15% of jobs
$6,541 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$6,167 - $6,708
11% of jobs
$6,708 - $7,250
8% of jobs
$7,791 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$7,250 - $7,792
4% of jobs
$7,792 - $8,333
2% of jobs
$8,333 - $8,875
2% of jobs
National Average
$2,917 $5,861 /month $8,875
$34 /hour
$673 - $798
1% of jobs
$798 - $923
5% of jobs
$923 - $1,048
13% of jobs
$1,086 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$1,048 - $1,173
16% of jobs
$1,173 - $1,298
19% of jobs
The average wage is $1,352 a week
$1,298 - $1,423
15% of jobs
$1,509 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$1,423 - $1,548
11% of jobs
$1,548 - $1,673
8% of jobs
$1,798 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$1,673 - $1,798
4% of jobs
$1,798 - $1,923
2% of jobs
$1,923 - $2,048
2% of jobs
National Average
$673 $1,352 /week $2,048
$34 /hour
$16.83 - $19.95
1% of jobs
$19.95 - $23.08
5% of jobs
$23.08 - $26.20
13% of jobs
$27.16 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$26.20 - $29.33
16% of jobs
$29.33 - $32.45
19% of jobs
The average wage is $33.81 an hour
$32.45 - $35.58
15% of jobs
$37.74 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$35.58 - $38.70
11% of jobs
$38.70 - $41.83
8% of jobs
$41.83 - $44.95
4% of jobs
$44.95 - $48.08
2% of jobs
$44.95 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$48.08 - $51.20
2% of jobs
National Average
$16.83 $34 /hour $51.20
  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $93,500 $7,791 $1,798 $45
75th Percentile $78,500 $6,541 $1,509 $38
Average $70,335 $5,861 $1,352 $34
25th Percentile $56,500 $4,708 $1,086 $27
How Much Do RN Jobs Pay per Hour? Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$70,335
$5,861
$1,352
$34
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$71,299
$5,942
$1,371
$34

How much does a RN make?

As of Oct 15, 2021, the average hourly pay for a RN in the United States is $33.81 an hour.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing hourly wages as high as $51.20 and as low as $16.83, the majority of RN wages currently range between $27.16 (25th percentile) to $37.74 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a RN varies greatly (by as much as $10.58), 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 job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A RN in your area makes on average $34 per hour, or $0.46 (1%) more than the national average hourly salary of $33.81. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for RN salaries.

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

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

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for RN Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a RN job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Juneau, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Juneau, AK beats the national average by $9,878 (14.0%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $13,880 (19.7%) above the $70,335 average.

Significantly, New York City, NY has a very active RN 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 appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Minneapolis, MN, 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 role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$84,216$7,018$1,620$40.49
San Mateo, CA$82,251$6,854$1,582$39.54
Juneau, AK$80,214$6,684$1,543$38.56
Boston, MA$80,131$6,678$1,541$38.52
Santa Monica, CA$79,156$6,596$1,522$38.06
Berkeley, CA$79,144$6,595$1,522$38.05
Quincy, MA$79,014$6,584$1,519$37.99
Daly City, CA$78,921$6,577$1,518$37.94
Renton, WA$78,831$6,569$1,516$37.90
Minneapolis, MN$77,849$6,487$1,497$37.43
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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