Your Starting Salary? - page 4

For nursing students like myself, I thought it would be helpful and intersting to see what type of salary is out there for graduating nursing students for different area's. Looking around the site, I... Read More

  1. by   bankssarn
    I started off in LTC at $19.05. When I moved to a hospital, my starting pay was $18.03, so I took a pay cut for acute care experience. I have had this job for 8 months now and a raise has never even been mentioned. I am a RN, by the way. I worked as a RN for 9 months in 2012 and only made 22k (full-time net pay).
  2. by   Bortaz, RN
    Note to self: Do not move to Indiana to take a nursing job.
  3. by   jhudson2780
    I started out in Texas, new grad on an OB unit, at 22.00 an hour, plus 1.50 specialty pay and a 3 shift differential. After two years of OB, I moved to Colorado and make 22.00 with a 4 shift diff. Good luck
  4. by   NCtoRN12
    2011 LPN new grad with 2 yrs CNA experience $16.05/hr + 15% night differential - skilled rehab unit at VA (five 8's on nights)
    2012 RN (ADN) new grad with above experience $23.15/hr + 1.50 nights + 1.50 weekends - med/surg at small community hospital (three 12's on nights)
    Iowa

    Original offer for RN position was a lower base but was able to negotiate due to having leadership/management experience in previous career and a non-nursing degree.
  5. by   KatieJ91
    2013 WA state RN base pay $28.00. $3.50 differential for nights and weekends. Plus $1 more an hour for having your bachelors and another dollar more if you have a specialty certification.
  6. by   IloveNursing2214
    Just got hired - new grad dec 2012- 80,000year-NY -LI --- nite shift
  7. by   TnRN43
    New Grad Dec 2012. Just hired 18.10 days, $3 for nights, $3 for weekends. Knoxville area. Wow-sad!
  8. by   Bortaz, RN
    Dont be too sad...you're not making NYC money, but you're also not paying NYC rent.
  9. by   k1569
    New Grad RN in rural PA
    A large level 1 trauma center with magnet status
    ICU full time nights

    26.70 days; 28.20 nights
    benefits included
  10. by   evieinco
    RN for 1 year. Rehab at LTC. Part time 21.50 base. 1-4 dollars more for evenings and weekends. This is northern Colorado. Just hired for med/ surg unit in hospital @ Cheyenne, Wy. Base 27.31 with 8 and 12 % for nights and weekends.
  11. by   indiechic
    LPN here in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Starting wages were $24/hr as agency in a clinic and $21 in LTC.
  12. by   ICURNAsh
    Central Ohio here... New grad...21.65/hr +3.25 for nights +2.50 for weekends.
  13. by   ssaarraahh
    RN, BSN, new grad
    Central California, hospital
    $36.58/hr
    +$3 night

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