Median Annual Wages For Registered Nurses In The U.S.

 

Nurses play a crucial role in the healthcare system, providing essential care and support to patients across the United States. Their dedication and expertise are reflected in the wide range of median annual wages in different states. Despite the variations in wages, one thing remains constant – the unwavering commitment of Nurses to their patients' well-being.

Below are the median annual wages for Registered Nurses in all 50 states, and the District of Columbia, based on May 2023 Bureau of Labor Statistics data, and listed in alphabetical order.

2024 edu award banner orange-1

Alabama

Annual median wage: $65,900

Alaska

Annual median wage: $106,410

Arizona

Annual median wage: $88,310

Arkansas

Annual median wage: $72,920

California

Annual median wage: $133,990

Colorado

Annual median wage: $86,900

Connecticut

Annual median wage: $100,620

Delaware

Annual median wage: $93,200

District of Columbia

Annual median wage: $105,220

Florida

Annual median wage: $80,960

Georgia

Annual median wage: $83,620

Hawaii

Annual median wage: $129,210

Idaho

Annual median wage: $80,130

Illinois

Annual median wage: $82,470

Indiana

Annual median wage: $78,530

Iowa

Annual median wage: $71,570

Kansas

Annual median wage: $75,780

Kentucky

Annual median wage: $77,830

Louisiana

Annual median wage: $76,650

Maine

Annual median wage: $81,610

Maryland

Annual median wage: $89,340

Massachusetts

Annual median wage: $99,730

Michigan

Annual median wage: $81,710

Minnesota

Annual median wage: $97,300

Mississippi

Annual median wage: $69,370

Missouri

Annual median wage: $77,190

Montana

Annual median wage: $79,170

Nebraska

Annual median wage: $78,100

Nevada

Annual median wage: $96,210

New Hampshire

Annual median wage: $86,620

New Jersey

Annual median wage: $100,160

New Mexico

Annual median wage: $83,970

New York

Annual median wage: $104,570

North Carolina

Annual median wage: $79,580

North Dakota

Annual median wage: $74,930

Ohio

Annual median wage: $79,940

Oklahoma

Annual median wage: $78,760

Oregon

Annual median wage: $110,940

Pennsylvania

Annual median wage: $82,780

Rhode Island

Annual median wage: $94,840

South Carolina

Annual median wage: $78,380

South Dakota

Annual median wage: $67,030

Tennessee

Annual median wage: $76,200

Texas

Annual median wage: $85,110

Utah

Annual median wage: $79,790

Vermont

Annual median wage: $81,900

Virginia

Annual median wage: $84,100

Washington

Annual median wage: $107,720

West Virginia

Annual median wage: $78,730

Wisconsin

Annual median wage: $83,300

Wyoming

Annual median wage: $79,970

Recent Posts

Nursing Myths Debunked: Setting the Record Straight
Nursing is a profession enveloped in myths and misconceptions. Despite being one of the most respected careers, many misunderstandings persist about what Nurses do, their level of expertise, and the...
Read More
The Power of Compassion: Building Therapeutic Relationships with Patients
In the bustling world of healthcare, amidst the flurry of medical charts, diagnostic tests, and treatment plans, it's easy to overlook one of the most potent tools in a Nurse's arsenal; compassion....
Read More
FNU Receives Inclusive Excellence, Belonging, and Sustainability in Nursing Education Award
Versailles, Ky. – Frontier Nursing University (FNU), located in Versailles, Ky., was announced as the private college and university recipient of the 2023 Inclusive Excellence, Belonging, and...
Read More

Subscribe to Email Our Newsletter

Education_Award_Square