Average Registered Nurse Salary in New York

Registered nurses in New York earn an average of $93,320 per year (or $44.86 per hour).

Nationwide
United States
$82,750
New York
12% higher than the national average
$93,320
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New York registered nurses earn 12% 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 New York

10%
$61,260
MEDIAN
$96,170
90%
$127,080
Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $127,080 $61
75th Percentile $101,570 $48
Median $96,170 $46
25th Percentile $75,670 $36

80% of New York RNs earn between $61,260 and $127,080.

Cost-of-living adjusted registered nurse salary in New York

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
New York
$84,682
Overall Average
New York
$93,320

Adjusted for cost-of-living, New York RNs earn about $84,682 per year. Cost-of-living in New York is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New York for registered nurses

New York, NY $98,460 per year
Cheektowaga, NY $80,740 per year
Kingston, NY $78,080 per year
Fort Drum, NY $77,730 per year
Troy, NY $77,710 per year
Rochester, NY $76,070 per year
Syracuse, NY $75,440 per year
Ithaca, NY $75,270 per year
Utica, NY $75,090 per year
Binghamton, NY $73,710 per year

New York nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where registered nurses are paid the highest is New York, where the average RNs salary is $98,460 and 180,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Cheektowaga area comes in second, with a $80,740 average RN salary and 13,140 registered nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in New York?

Nurse Anesthetist $225,180 per year

At a $93,320 average annual salary, RNs in New York tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($225,180).

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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