How Much do Registered Nurses Make?
Most registered nurses earn between $47,700 and $69,800 annually, with the highest-paid nurses earning a national average of over $83,400.
RN salaries vary with the specialty performed, region of employment, size of employer and level of experience.
Average annual registered nurse salaries by industry:
|General medical and surgical hospitals|
|Home health care services|
|Offices of physicians|
|Nursing care facilities|
Top 5 highest-paying states for registered nurses:
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.