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Nursing Salary Projections for 2011

Nursing Salary Projections for 2011

Are you earning what you deserve?

Jose Fermoso | NursingLink

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Nurse educators play an important part in the healthcare business. They develop the educational programs for the professional development of nurses and RNs, which are becoming increasingly central in the caring of patients.

For 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor expects there will be a small increase (< 2%) in the number of new postsecondary teachers and that the annual wage will rise from $61,360 to nearly $63,000.

TOP 10 STATES IN 2010

Hourly Wage
California
$79,800
New Jersey
$77,000
Connecticut
$71,000
Oregon
$70,900
Hawaii
$70,700
Florida
$70,600
Rhode Island
$70,200
New York
$69,000
Massachusetts
$67,600
Michigan
$67,400


Mean Annual Wage: $61,360
Mean Annual Wage for 2011: $63,000

Popular Industries: Education/college, education, secondary education, technical college, community nursing

Top Degrees: Master of Science, Nursing (MSN), Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science (MS)

Next: Salary Projections for Other Nursing Jobs >>


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    IrynaNurse

    almost 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I am Rn , working in nursing home in Seattle , 2 years exp, 25.25$/h

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    rondodondo

    almost 4 years ago

    14 comments

    Those numbers do not reflect reality. Im an RN at a hospital in Pa and I make 20.65/hr. PATHETIC. Shows why we need a union.....

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    HerbalNurse

    about 4 years ago

    466 comments

    Yeah, I am agreeing that the mean annual wage is a little high. I am maxed out in base salary, due to being a nurse so long.

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    goffjmorgan

    about 4 years ago

    4 comments

    Ks, PRN RN with 4 years experience--$35 + differential

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    lulubelle

    about 4 years ago

    8 comments

    As a CRRN I make $34.00hrly. with Associate Degree

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    mosh1961

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I live in northern michigan and work in a 218 bed hospital, I make over $30 an hour with 20 years experience.

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    falishalee

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    Thats sad, im a nursing assistant with the government and I make $19/hr...for an RN to make under $20 is absolutely ridiculous!

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    DaMomb

    about 4 years ago

    1242 comments

    Been an LPN for nearly 20 years...really WISH I made even CLOSE to those wages!

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    damarisoyola

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I'm a registered nurse in Puerto Rico working in the Emergency department and I only make
    $14.00/hr. This with 4 years experience and all the certifications. I have co-workers that have
    Been working at the ED for over 20 years and the most they make is $19/hr. :-(

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    PacificNWrn

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    18 years RN experience (2 yr degree) Hourly wage $40 before differentials. Seattle, Wa

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    rthompson

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I agree with Bombero, it does depend on your location.

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    Bombero

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    Mass seems pretty accurate to me. just think its average, most people are going to make less but there are the people in boston with a lot of experience specializing in something that make a fortune. same with NY, the nurses in NYC are going to make a lot more than someone at Olean general or a smaller hospital like jones memorial. My friend just graduated and got her first job about 30 min north of Boston and makes 26/hr. It all depends on your location.

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    shoyleyap

    about 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I made $20/hr when I graduated 17 yrs ago I make about $38/hr without differentals now

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    marvan8kbs

    about 4 years ago

    6 comments

    Wow..i'm with rondodondo...i have 18 years experience as an rn and make 22$ /hr...that seems more realistic..i don't know any nurses that make that kind of hourly wage, anywhere...

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    marywang46

    about 4 years ago

    8 comments

    THANK YOU for the good info!

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