Nurse earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Nurse salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $67,446
Indiana $44,807
Illinois $51,023
Pennsylvania $51,595

How do nurse salaries compare to similar careers?

Nurses earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than health educators but more than neurodiagnostic technologists.

Career Median Salary
Health educator salary $54K
Cardiovascular technologist and technician salary $57K
Hearing aid specialist salary $53K
Exercise physiologist salary $49K
Medical and clinical laboratory technologist salary $46K
Nurse salary $44K
Surgical technologist salary $47K
Licensed practical nurse salary $46K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $43K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)