New Grad Rates for RN's
- 0Mar 13, '01 by JMPCan anyone help me establish what the current grad rates are for various states/provinces?
I would really appreciate it- any other input would be great too- such as how wage increases are handled.
I am interviewing soon for one state- the starting wage is $16.00? How does this stack up?
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- 0Mar 13, '01 by Yalonda1[QUOTE]Originally posted by JMP:
[B]Can anyone help me establish what the current grad rates are for various states/provinces?
Here in Birmingham, depending on where you work, a new grad will start off with $15-$17 plus shift diff.
Yalonda Ferguson, RN, BSN
- 0Mar 14, '01 by hollykateRemember money isn't anything. The hospitals that are hiring you will offer you the new grad rate- I don't think any place will try to cheat you. But remember that a little extra cash may not be worth it if you don't get a good orientation and have a nice place to work.
As a new grad in NC I initially got 15.76 and 16.26 at two different facilities. We have a much lower cost of living than CA.
- 0Mar 14, '01 by adellisrnI am a nwe grad in Ontario, and I make 20.50 an hr. pluse weekend, shift premiums. I noticed you are from Ontario also. If you go to the CNA web site and click on facts, on the right hand side, you can get a list of provences and min/max rates for hospitals.
You can ask at Human resources what bonuses are available...some places have sign on bonus's and some have one after two years...