Get the latest nursing salary statistics in the US


Salaries by Gender

gender

9.1% of RNs are men

7.6% of LPNs are men

Download the Infographic


LPNs and RNs by Age

 

The median age for male RNs licensed in 2000 or later is 35, compared with 31 for female RNs.

  • 43.6 = average age of LPNs in the US
  • 18.3% = percent of LPNs 30 years old or younger
  • 44.6 = average age of an RN in the US
  • 14.8% = percent of RNs 30 years old or younger

Download the Infographic (LPNs)

Download the Infographic (RNs)


Salaries by Role

Infographic_race-03

Download the Infographic


Salaries by Employment Statistics

Nearly 85% of the RN population, or about 2,596,600 RNs, are employed in nursing.

Infographic_setting-02

Download the Infographic

 

(RN Employment Setting)


Salaries by Education Level

Which nursing group is most likely to have a bachelor’s degree?
• Asian/Pacific Islander nurses are more likely than all other nurses to have entered the profession with a bachelor’s degree — 69.6% of Asian RNs entered the profession with a bachelor’s or higher degree.

14.6% of black or African-American nurses have related master’s or doctoral degrees, compared to 13.4% of white nurses.

 

 

Download the Infographic

Infographic_ed-09


Salaries by Employer

What is the average number of hours worked a week by an RN?
• An RN works an average 37 hours a week.

What is the average annual salary for a full-time RN?
• The average annual salary for a full-time employed RN is $67,930.

What is the average annual salary for a full-time LPN?
• The average annual salary for a full-time employed LPN is $42,400.

What are the average annual earnings for a staff nurse?
• The average annual salary for a staff nurse is $61,706.

What is the average salary of a nurse who holds a graduate degree?
• A nurse with a master’s or doctoral degree makes an average $87,363 a year.

Nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) have the highest earnings of all employed nurses, averaging $154,390 annually.

Infographic_payRate-07

Download the Infographic

(Pay Rate by Nursing Specialty)


Infographic_payrateReg-08

Download the Infographic

(Pay Rate by Region)


LISTEN TO EPISODE 2 OF NURSECASTS

Focus on the Sim Lab: How Patients with Disabilities are Helping Train Villanova’s Nursing Students

Join host Joe Morita as he interviews the faculty and research team behind the Nursing Simulation Program at Villanova

Listen Now

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Share This