Average Registered Nurse Salary in Phoenix

Registered nurses in Phoenix earn an average of $82,630 per year (or $39.72 per hour).

United States
Phoenix, AZ
0% lower than the national average
Your personal salary estimate
Free from Incredible Health

Phoenix registered nurses earn 0% lower than the national average salary for RNs, at $82,750 (or $39.78 per hour).

Registered nurse salary range in Phoenix, AZ

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $100,360 $48
75th Percentile $96,360 $46
Median $78,670 $37
25th Percentile $75,040 $36

80% of Phoenix RNs earn between $61,340 and $100,360.

Cost-of-living adjusted registered nurse salary in Phoenix

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Phoenix, AZ
Overall Average
Phoenix, AZ

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Phoenix RNs earn about $80,536 per year. Cost-of-living in Phoenix is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Arizona for registered nurses

Prescott, AZ $84,930 per year
Yuma, AZ $80,770 per year
Tucson, AZ $78,820 per year
Lake Havasu City, AZ $75,590 per year
Sierra Vista, AZ $73,670 per year

Arizona nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where registered nurses are paid the highest is Prescott, where the average RNs salary is $84,930 and 1,440 registered nurses are currently employed. The Yuma area comes in second, with a $80,770 average RN salary and 1,090 registered nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Phoenix, AZ?

Nurse Anesthetist $178,400 per year
Nurse Practitioner $120,980 per year
Physical Therapist $95,400 per year
Nurse Midwife $94,430 per year
Dental Hygienist $84,540 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $58,540 per year
Pharmacy Technician $39,350 per year

At a $82,630 average annual salary, RNs in Phoenix tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($178,400), nurse practitioners ($120,980), physical therapists ($95,400), nurse midwives ($94,430), and dental hygienists ($84,540). They tend to earn more than licensed practical nurses ($58,540) and pharmacy technicians ($39,350).

More about registered nurses

Registered nurses are licensed practitioners who help provide crucial care to patients in a wide variety of settings. Generally, they work under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse practitioner. Their day-to-day responsibilities depend on the specialty in which they choose to practice. Some of the most common specialties include ICU, pediatric, and medical-surgical nurses.

Free nursing salary estimate

Get a personalized salary estimate for your location and nursing credentials.