**POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary

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    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
    AshleyPCA, CruzanNurseRN, mo16, and 1 other like this.
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    1) TN
    2) $18.28 with $3 differential for nights and $3.50 for weekends
    3) New grad
    4) None
    -knoxnurse- likes this.
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    DC
    $27 with $3 evening $4 night and $5 weekend night differential
    New Grad/4 years tech experience
    Internal Medicine Inpatient
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    1. CA (rural area, far from any city!)
    2. $30/hr
    3. Started as new grad
    4. Labor & Delivery
    Jban likes this.
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    1. Texas
    2. $25/hr for days, $29/hr for nights, $1 extra per hr for weekends
    3. New grad
    4. Pediatric Med/Surg
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    Knufflebunny. Oh thats sweet. L&d is my dream. Do u love it?
    ENurse2b likes this.
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    OH

    New Grad

    SNF and LTC 20.48/hr.

    I don't get paid enough.
    eLeVatioN, NurseAshley., sslamster, and 1 other like this.
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    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.
    ICUman likes this.
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    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.
    NightCrow, BSNRN2014, jan286, and 2 others like this.
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    NC
    med/surg
    started as a new grad in March 2013 at $20.10, currently make $21.60


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