Washington Registered Nurse Salary

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

Average Salary of a Washington Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Registered Nurse was $69,000 vs the national salary of $66,000. A Registered Nurse in Washington saw a healthy number of companies featuring over 8,263 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.

Washington Registered Nurse

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Registered Nurse $69,000 Bar high
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Average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Registered Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Franciscan Health, Multicare Health System, and Sunbelt Staffing offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid 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 $57,000 Bar high
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Average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Addiction Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA, Schick Shadel Hospital, Universal Health Services, Catholic Community Services of Western Washington, and Vesa Health & Technology offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Cardiovascular Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Cardiovascular Nursing $70,000 Bar high
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Average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Cardiovascular Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, Multicare Health System, Group Health Cooperative, PeaceHealth, and Kadlec offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Nurse Specialist $74,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Nurse Specialist salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher 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 $66,000 Bar high
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Average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Critical Care Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Multicare Health System, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, State of Washington, PeaceHealth, and Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Genetics Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Genetics Nursing $72,000 Bar high
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Average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Genetics Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Option Care, State of Washington, Olympic College, Bayview Retirement Community, and University of Washington offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Neonatal Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Neonatal Nursing $68,000 Bar high
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Average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Neonatal Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Clinical Management Consultants, Pullman Regional Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital, CHI Franciscan, and Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Nephrology Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nephrology Nursing $69,000 Bar high
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Average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Nephrology Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, Seattle Children's Hospital, DaVita, Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA, and Kadlec offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Nurse Educators

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nurse Educators $89,000 Bar high
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Average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Nurse Educators salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were DaVita, Providence Health & Services, CHI Franciscan Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Maxim Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Public Health Nursing

In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nursing $63,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Public Health Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Armed Forces Services Corporation, ResCare, Pioneer Human Services, EvergreenHealth, and Public Health – Seattle & King County offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of a Washington Registered Nurse

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 8,263 jobs for a Washington Registered Nurse with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Providence Health & Services 385 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 353 jobs
CHI Franciscan Health 343 jobs
Multicare Health System 301 jobs
Sunbelt Staffing 183 jobs
Favorite Healthcare Staffing 181 jobs
Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA 173 jobs
Accountable Healthcare Staffing 162 jobs
PeaceHealth 149 jobs
Supplemental Health Care 147 jobs
Tailored Healthcare Staffing 141 jobs
Core Medical Group 124 jobs
PPRTravelNursing.com 121 jobs
Virginia Mason 117 jobs
PSA Healthcare 114 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 8,263 Registered Nurse jobs in Washington.

City # Jobs Available*
Seattle, WA 414 jobs
Tacoma, WA 165 jobs
Washington State 131 jobs
Spokane, WA 84 jobs
Vancouver, WA 50 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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