Registered Nurse salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 578,030 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Registered Nurses make?
The average total salary for a Registered Nurse is $67,500 per year. This is based on data from 578,030 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Registered Nurse and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Registered Nurse salary can vary between $26,000 to $127,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Registered Nurse salary by location

Registered Nurse salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Stanford Health Care, San Mateo County, CA
135 income tax records
$99K – $223K
Chc Payroll Agent Parallon E, Santa Clara County, CA
114 income tax records
$70K – $231K
Sutter Valley Hospitals, Sacramento County, CA
281 income tax records
$52K – $173K
Maui Health System, Maui County, HI
109 income tax records
$54K – $149K
Torrance Memorial Med Center, Los Angeles County, CA
108 income tax records
$35K – $146K
Long Beach Memorial Med Ctr, Los Angeles County, CA
120 income tax records
$44K – $141K
Loma Linda Univ Medical Center, San Bernardino County, CA
154 income tax records
$40K – $141K
Community Memorial Health System, Ventura County, CA
104 income tax records
$34K – $142K
Mission Hospital Reg Med Ctr, Orange County, CA
133 income tax records
$36K – $141K
Eisenhower Medical Center, Riverside County, CA
106 income tax records
$37K – $139K
Childrens Hospital Orange Co, Orange County, CA
117 income tax records
$34K – $147K
Seattle Children's Hospital, Snohomish County, WA
123 income tax records
$47K – $136K
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Kern County, CA
101 income tax records
$29K – $126K
University Of Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
103 income tax records
$42K – $119K
St Joseph Hospital Orange, Orange County, CA
112 income tax records
$43K – $130K
University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
135 income tax records
$37K – $127K
Antelope Valley Hospital Distric, Los Angeles County, CA
101 income tax records
$26K – $144K
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Laramie County, WY
118 income tax records
$35K – $121K
Evergreen Healthcare, King County, WA
161 income tax records
$34K – $122K
United Reg Health Care System, Wichita County, TX
180 income tax records
$28K – $129K

Registered Nurse demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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46% have kids
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58% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Registered Nurses in United States

578,030 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a registered nurse in the United States is $67,500 per year. Registered nurse salaries in the United States can vary between $26,000 to $127,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 578,030 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as registered nurse.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for registered nurses in the United States: Stanford Health Care ($163,000 a year), Sutter Health ($138,000 a year), and Chc Payroll Agent Parallon E ($137,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for registered nurses in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($130,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($130,000 a year), and Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA ($117,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.