How much does a Nurse make?

Updated Sep 27, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$65,096 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,084 salaries

$44K

Low

$65K

Average

$96K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Nurse is $65,096 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Nurse salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4084 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Nurse employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Registered Nurse$71,416 /yr
L3
Senior Registered Nurse$76,062 /yr
L4
Leader of Nursing$104,245 /yr
Career Path

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$53,891

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$53,891

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$78,648

per year

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$36,052

per year

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Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Nurse

$61,109

 /yr
Range: $46K - $89K
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$46K

$89K

$45,833 - $89,383 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Nurse - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $16 - $57

$16

$57

$16 - $57 Range

Humana
4

Humana

Nurse

$84,159

 /yr
Range: $74K - $88K

$74K

$88K

$73,854 - $88,285 Range

CVS Health
3

CVS Health

Nurse

$44,836

 /yr
Range: $45K - $87K

$45K

$87K

$44,691 - $87,000 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Nurse

$105,596

 /yr
Range: $49K - $126K

$49K

$126K

$49,321 - $126,419 Range

Banner Health
3.4

Banner Health

Nurse - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $29 - $340

$29

$340

$29 - $340 Range

Baylor Scott & White Health
3.8

Baylor Scott & White Health

Nurse

$65,193

 /yr
Range: $56K - $71K

$56K

$71K

$55,599 - $71,293 Range

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US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Nurse

$80,474

 /yr
Range: $53K - $131K

$53K

$131K

$53,297 - $131,254 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Nurse - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $21 - $44

$21

$44

$21 - $44 Range

Sunrise Senior Living
3.2

Sunrise Senior Living

Nurse

$64,177

 /yr
Range: $48K - $87K

$48K

$87K

$47,884 - $87,255 Range

Sentara Healthcare
3.6

Sentara Healthcare

Nurse

$50,012

 /yr
Range: $50K - $76K

$50K

$76K

$50,012 - $76,119 Range

Centura Health
3.5

Centura Health

Nurse

$70,229

 /yr
Range: $63K - $84K

$63K

$84K

$63,000 - $84,069 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

Nurse - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $16 - $42

$16

$42

$16 - $42 Range

Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

Nurse - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $22 - $48

$22

$48

$22 - $48 Range

Biolife Plasma Services
3.2

Biolife Plasma Services

Nurse

$62,249

 /yr
Range: $45K - $89K

$45K

$89K

$44,980 - $89,383 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

Nurse

$56,244

 /yr
Range: $44K - $77K

$44K

$77K

$43,505 - $77,247 Range

BJC HealthCare
3.7

BJC HealthCare

Nurse

$58,524

 /yr
Range: $49K - $62K

$49K

$62K

$49,305 - $61,717 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Nurse

$104,108

 /yr
Range: $84K - $130K

$84K

$130K

$83,990 - $130,000 Range

CHRISTUS Health
3.6

CHRISTUS Health

Nurse

$58,524

 /yr
Range: $50K - $72K

$50K

$72K

$50,294 - $71,724 Range

Spectrum Health Systems
3.1

Spectrum Health Systems

Nurse - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $29 - $32

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Nurse salaries

The national average salary for a Nurse is $65,096 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Nurse salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4084 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Nurse employees.

The highest salary for a Nurse in United States is $96,069 per year.

The lowest salary for a Nurse in United States is $44,109 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent nurse salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $45 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
$35
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $35 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$28
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $28 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$37
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$45
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Per Diem
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$31
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Government
$52
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN reported making $52 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
$35
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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