**POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary

  1. Hello all, I am curious to see what the current pay rate is across the country so we can better prepare ourselves and negotiate better salaries! Please try to keep this poll to any graduates after 2010. Thanks!

    1) State
    2) Hourly Salary
    3) Experience, if any
    4) Specialty, if any

    Here's mine:
    NJ
    $26/hr new grad, no exp., recently changed jobs $33/hr 1 yr exp.
    Only 1 year old RN
    Nephrology/dialysis
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  2. 308 Comments

  3. by   SunshineDaisy
    1) TN
    2) $18.28 with $3 differential for nights and $3.50 for weekends
    3) New grad
    4) None
  4. by   Hpy_Vly_RNBSN
    DC
    $27 with $3 evening $4 night and $5 weekend night differential
    New Grad/4 years tech experience
    Internal Medicine Inpatient
  5. by   knufflebunny
    1. CA (rural area, far from any city!)
    2. $30/hr
    3. Started as new grad
    4. Labor & Delivery
  6. by   Mnstn
    1. Texas
    2. $25/hr for days, $29/hr for nights, $1 extra per hr for weekends
    3. New grad
    4. Pediatric Med/Surg
  7. by   Bell13
    Knufflebunny. Oh thats sweet. L&d is my dream. Do u love it?
  8. by   Nola009
    OH

    New Grad

    SNF and LTC 20.48/hr.

    I don't get paid enough.
  9. by   THELIVINGWORST
    Las Vegas, NV
    $30.35/hr night shift plus $1/hr weekends plus 4hr bonus.
    Neuro/med surg unit
    Almost 5 years as a CNA with 1 1/2 yrs acute care exp.
  10. by   ssaarraahh
    California.
    Labor and delivery.
    when I started in dec 2012 as a new grad, I started at $36/hour. I am currently at $42/hour.
  11. by   blue_eyedgal
    NC
    med/surg
    started as a new grad in March 2013 at $20.10, currently make $21.60
  12. by   Bell13
    Oh wow ssaarraahh. Howd u jump $6 in less than 1 1/2 yrs? Teach us!
  13. by   kacib97
    Pennsylvania
    $23
    New grad/no experience
    Cardiothoracic surgery unit
  14. by   schnookimz
    Illinois
    28 base and 42 for on call days 1-2x per week
    3 years as a CNA and 1 year lpn now an RN
    dialysis in hospital

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