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2009 Registered Nurse Salary Projections

Georgia Price / NursingLink

As the most in-demand healthcare occupation, and one of the fastest growing careers in the nation, registered nurses can expect to see their salaries, and other benefits, grow in 2009. More and more employers are offering sweet incentives such as sign-on bonuses, tuition reimbursement, and more flexible hours in order to entice nurses to work in their facilities.

Median 2008 Salary
$57,208

Projected 2009 Median Salary
With 4% Increase: $63,504

With a 3.8% Increase: $61,062

With a 2.7% Increase: $58,827

Projected Need, 2006 – 2016:
1,001,000



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