Registered Nurses

Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

$70,000

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Registered Nurses

Currently employed

2,906,840

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

15%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Registered Nurses

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Hawaii $102,450

California $100,730

Oregon $89,280

District of Columbia $87,040

Alaska $86,220

Nevada $85,020

Massachusetts $84,700

New York $83,680

New Jersey $80,910

Connecticut $79,500

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Maxxing your 401k as Registered Nurses

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

27.1%

Per paycheck

$729.62

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,692.31
Pre Tax Retirement $729.62
Before Taxes $1,962.69
Taxes $588.81
Take Home $1,373.88

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