Nurse earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Nurse salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $47,840
Arizona $67,446
California $59,357
Colorado $53,282
Florida $45,335
Georgia $52,102
Illinois $51,023
Indiana $44,807
Massachusetts $48,736
Maryland $55,000
Michigan $45,394
Minnesota $51,189
Missouri $40,042
North Carolina $36,836
New Jersey $61,200
New York $53,794
Ohio $47,401
Oklahoma $41,424
Pennsylvania $51,595
South Carolina $46,500
Tennessee $46,819
Texas $46,712
Utah $34,500
Virginia $41,028
Washington $67,108
Wisconsin $52,000

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
Surgical assistant salary $43K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)