North Carolina Registered Nurse Salary

This page provides you with a complete overview of the Registered Nurse field in the state of North Carolina. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a Registered Nurse and more.

Average Salary of a North Carolina Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Registered Nurse was $63,000 vs the national salary of $66,000. A Registered Nurse in North Carolina saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 12,404 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

North Carolina Registered Nurse

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Registered Nurse $63,000 Bar high
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Average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Carolinas HealthCare System, Novant Health, Supplemental Health Care, PSA Healthcare, and PPRTravelNursing.com offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Additional Salaries by Patient Group

In this section explore additional details on the following specialities:

  1. Addiction Nursing
  2. Cardiovascular Nursing
  3. Clinical Nurse Specialist
  4. Critical Care Nursing
  5. Genetics Nursing
  6. Neonatal Nursing
  7. Nephrology Nursing
  8. Nurse Educators
  9. Public Health Nursing

Addiction Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Addiction Nursing $53,000 Bar high
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Average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were McLeod Addictive Disease Center, Health Career Services, Carolinas HealthCare System, Moses Cone Health System, and Colonial Management Group offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Cardiovascular Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Cardiovascular Nursing $65,000 Bar high
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Average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Duke University and Duke University Health System, Vidant Medical Center, Carolinas HealthCare System – Morganton, Advanced Surgical, and UNC Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Nurse Specialist $68,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Nurse Specialist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Clinical Nurse Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Critical Care Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Critical Care Nursing $61,000 Bar high
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Average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Carolinas HealthCare System, WakeMed, Advanced Home Care, and Duke University and Duke University Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Genetics Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Genetics Nursing $66,000 Bar high
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Average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The Outer Banks Hospital, Vidant Medical Group, Queens University of Charlotte, Colonial Management Group, and Option Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Neonatal Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Neonatal Nursing $63,000 Bar high
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Average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Core Medical Group, Frye Regional Medical Center, American Traveler Staffing Professionals, TravelMax Nursing, and HealthCare Traveler Jobs offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Nephrology Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nephrology Nursing $64,000 Bar high
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Average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Frye Regional Medical Center, Cape Fear Valley Health System, Rex Healthcare, and RNnetwork offering Full-time and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nurse Educators

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nurse Educators $82,000 Bar high
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Average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Maxim Healthcare Services, Cape Fear Valley Health System, Nealy Pierce, LLC, UNC Health Care, and East Carolina University offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Public Health Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nursing $58,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Rex Healthcare, Brookdale, RHA Health Services, Haywood Regional Medical Center, and Novant Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of a North Carolina Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 12,404 jobs for a North Carolina Registered Nurse with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Carolinas HealthCare System 858 jobs
Novant Health 783 jobs
Supplemental Health Care 501 jobs
PSA Healthcare 352 jobs
PPRTravelNursing.com 328 jobs
Moses Cone Health System 326 jobs
Duke University and Duke University Health System 289 jobs
Mission Health 281 jobs
Sunbelt Staffing 278 jobs
SavaSeniorCare 250 jobs
BAYADA Home Health Care 237 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 210 jobs
Tailored Healthcare Staffing 192 jobs
UNC Health Care 178 jobs
TravelMax Nursing 165 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 12,404 Registered Nurse jobs in North Carolina.

City # Jobs Available*
Charlotte, NC 216 jobs
North Carolina 155 jobs
Raleigh, NC 92 jobs
Durham, NC 105 jobs
Greenville, NC 65 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of September, 2016.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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