How much does a NICU RN make?

Updated Jul 25, 2021

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Experience

$69,882 /yr
Average Base Pay

198 salaries

$51K

Low

$70K

Average

$95K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for NICU RN is $69,882 per year in United States. Filter by location to see NICU RN salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by NICU RN employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Registered Nurse$70,047 /yr
L3
Senior Registered Nurse$74,823 /yr
L4
Leader of Nursing$93,101 /yr
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Cook Children's Health Care System
4.2

Cook Children's Health Care System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$39 -$43

 hourly
2 salaries
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$39

$43

$39 - $43 Range

Medical City Arlington
3.1

Medical City Arlington

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$103 -$112

 hourly

$103

$112

$103 - $112 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

RN NICU
About 

$119K -$130K

$119K

$130K

$119,172 - $129,540 Range

Cross Country Nurses
4

Cross Country Nurses

RN NICU - Contractor
About 

$81K -$88K

$81K

$88K

$80,850 - $87,845 Range

Ascension
3.5

Ascension

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Northside Hospital
4.4

Northside Hospital

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

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CHRISTUS Health
3.6

CHRISTUS Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$36 -$39

 hourly

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Wellstar Health System
3.4

Wellstar Health System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$49 -$53

 hourly

$49

$53

$49 - $53 Range

Geisinger
3.5

Geisinger

RN NICU
About 

$71K -$78K

$71K

$78K

$71,346 - $77,617 Range

Children's National Hospital
3.7

Children's National Hospital

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$44 -$47

 hourly

$44

$47

$44 - $47 Range

RWJBarnabas Health
3.6

RWJBarnabas Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$38 -$41

 hourly

$38

$41

$38 - $41 Range

Memorial Healthcare System - South Florida
4

$44

$47

$44 - $47 Range

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
4.1

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

CHI St. Luke's Health
3.5

CHI St. Luke's Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$46 -$50

 hourly

$46

$50

$46 - $50 Range

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare
3.8

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$47 -$51

 hourly

$47

$51

$47 - $51 Range

Riverside University Health System
3.7

Riverside University Health System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$59 -$65

 hourly

$59

$65

$59 - $65 Range

Riverside Community Hospital
3.1

Riverside Community Hospital

RN NICU - Monthly Contractor
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,219 - $2,410 Range

Forrest Health
3.3

Forrest Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

Brandon Regional Hospital
3.2

Brandon Regional Hospital

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

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The national average salary for a NICU RN is $69,882 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a NICU RN salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a NICU RN employees.

The highest salary for a NICU RN in United States is $95,400 per year.

The lowest salary for a NICU RN in United States is $51,189 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a NICU RN or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a NICU RN.

Recent Salary Reports

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$43
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $43 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$31
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$29
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$35
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$40
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Memphis, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$32
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Atlantic City, NJ Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlantic City, NJ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$32
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Atlantic City, NJ Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlantic City, NJ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A RN, MSN in the Topeka, KS Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Topeka, KS Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Sebastian, FL Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sebastian, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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