Average Registered Nurse Salary in Hawaii

Registered nurses in Hawaii earn an average of $106,530 per year (or $51.22 per hour).

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28% higher than the national average
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Hawaii registered nurses earn 28% higher than the national average salary for RNs, at $82,750 (or $39.78 per hour).

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Registered nurse salary range in Hawaii

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $129,670 $62
75th Percentile $126,800 $60
Median $111,070 $53
25th Percentile $94,100 $45

80% of Hawaii RNs earn between $75,380 and $129,670.

Cost-of-living adjusted registered nurse salary in Hawaii

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Hawaii RNs earn about $95,116 per year. Cost-of-living in Hawaii is 12% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Hawaii for registered nurses

Honolulu, HI $107,680 per year
Kahului, HI $107,600 per year

Hawaii nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where registered nurses are paid the highest is Honolulu, where the average RNs salary is $107,680 and 8,320 registered nurses are currently employed. The Kahului area comes in second, with a $107,600 average RN salary and 1,120 registered nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Hawaii?

Nurse Anesthetist $218,750 per year
Nurse Practitioner $127,490 per year
Nurse Midwife $100,730 per year
Physical Therapist $91,090 per year
Dental Hygienist $86,970 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $54,160 per year
Pharmacy Technician $42,300 per year

At a $106,530 average annual salary, RNs in Hawaii tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($218,750) and nurse practitioners ($127,490). They tend to earn more than nurse midwives ($100,730), physical therapists ($91,090), dental hygienists ($86,970), licensed practical nurses ($54,160), and pharmacy technicians ($42,300).

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.

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