How much does a RN NICU make?

Updated Oct 4, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$72,534 /yr
Average Base Pay

22 salaries

$50K

Low

$73K

Average

$104K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for RN NICU is $72,534 per year in United States. Filter by location to see RN NICU salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 22 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by RN NICU employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Registered Nurse$71,404 /yr
L3
Senior Registered Nurse$76,064 /yr
L4
Leader of Nursing$104,245 /yr
Career Path

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Children's National Hospital
3.7

Children's National Hospital

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$37 -$48

 hourly
2 salaries
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$37

$48

$37 - $48 Range

Cook Children's Health Care System
4.1

Cook Children's Health Care System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

Medical City Arlington
3

Medical City Arlington

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$106 -$115

 hourly

$106

$115

$106 - $115 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

RN NICU
About 

$123K -$132K

$123K

$132K

$122,547 - $132,219 Range

Cross Country Nurses
3.6

Cross Country Nurses

RN NICU - Contractor
About 

$82K -$90K

$82K

$90K

$82,299 - $89,526 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

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Northside Hospital
4.4

Northside Hospital

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$35 -$37

 hourly

$35

$37

$35 - $37 Range

CHRISTUS Health
3.6

CHRISTUS Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Wellstar Health System
3.4

Wellstar Health System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$50 -$54

 hourly

$50

$54

$50 - $54 Range

Geisinger
3.5

Geisinger

RN NICU
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$71,984 - $78,372 Range

RWJBarnabas Health
3.5

RWJBarnabas Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$38 -$41

 hourly

$38

$41

$38 - $41 Range

Memorial Healthcare System - South Florida
4

$45

$48

$45 - $48 Range

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
4.1

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

CHI St. Luke's Health
3.2

CHI St. Luke's Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$47 -$50

 hourly

$47

$50

$47 - $50 Range

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare
3.7

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$48 -$51

 hourly

$48

$51

$48 - $51 Range

Riverside University Health System
3.6

Riverside University Health System

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$60 -$66

 hourly

$60

$66

$60 - $66 Range

Riverside Community Hospital
3.2

Riverside Community Hospital

RN NICU - Monthly Contractor
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,243 - $2,430 Range

Forrest Health
2.9

Forrest Health

RN NICU - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Valley Children's Healthcare
4.1

$58K

$63K

$58,075 - $62,828 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a RN NICU salaries

The national average salary for a RN NICU is $72,534 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a RN NICU salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 22 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a RN NICU employees.

The highest salary for a RN NICU in United States is $104,422 per year.

The lowest salary for a RN NICU in United States is $50,384 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$25
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$41
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Greenville, OH Area area reported making $41 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Greenville, OH Area area
Per Diem
 
201 to 500 employees
Hospital
$32
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$31
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$55
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$75
hourly
A Registered Nurse in the Modesto, CA Area area reported making $75 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Modesto, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Hospital
$32
hourly
An ICU Registered Nurse in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$48
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN in the Barnstable Town, MA Area area reported making $48 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Barnstable Town, MA Area area
Per Diem
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
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