Average Registered Nurse Salary in Maryland

Registered nurses in Maryland earn an average of $82,660 per year (or $39.74 per hour).

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Maryland 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 Maryland

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $101,650 $48
75th Percentile $97,780 $47
Median $78,350 $37
25th Percentile $65,050 $31

80% of Maryland RNs earn between $60,420 and $101,650.

Cost-of-living adjusted registered nurse salary in Maryland

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Maryland RNs earn about $77,615 per year. Cost-of-living in Maryland is 6% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Maryland for registered nurses

Baltimore, MD $83,080 per year
Lexington Park, MD $77,880 per year
Salisbury, MD $77,400 per year
Hagerstown, MD $75,090 per year
Cumberland, MD $72,880 per year

Maryland nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where registered nurses are paid the highest is Baltimore, where the average RNs salary is $83,080 and 30,990 registered nurses are currently employed. The Lexington Park area comes in second, with a $77,880 average RN salary and 540 registered nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Maryland?

Nurse Anesthetist $180,560 per year
Nurse Practitioner $115,700 per year
Nurse Midwife $113,860 per year
Physical Therapist $90,710 per year
Dental Hygienist $89,340 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $56,380 per year
Pharmacy Technician $37,840 per year

At a $82,660 average annual salary, RNs in Maryland tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($180,560), nurse practitioners ($115,700), nurse midwives ($113,860), physical therapists ($90,710), and dental hygienists ($89,340). They tend to earn more than licensed practical nurses ($56,380) and pharmacy technicians ($37,840).

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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