Average Primary Care Nurse Salary in Washington

Primary care nurses in Washington earn an average of $101,706 per year (or $48.90 per hour).

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20% higher than the national average
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Washington primary care nurses earn 20% higher than the national average salary for primary care nurses, at $84,172 (or $40.46 per hour).

Primary care nurse salary range in Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $135,808 $65
75th Percentile $110,090 $52
Median $103,445 $49
25th Percentile $83,178 $39

80% of Washington primary care nurses earn between $79,008 and $135,808.

Cost-of-living adjusted primary care nurse salary in Washington

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington primary care nurses earn about $94,698 per year. Cost-of-living in Washington is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Washington for primary care nurses

Seattle, WA $105,930 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where primary care nurses are paid the highest is Seattle, where the average primary care nurses salary is $105,930 and 35,070 registered nurses are currently employed.

Primary care nurses salaries in other states

California $130,735 per year
Oregon $92,939 per year
Massachusetts $98,004 per year
New York $85,854 per year
Nevada $107,700 per year
New Jersey $101,920 per year
Connecticut $83,322 per year
Minnesota $71,597 per year
Maryland $86,698 per year
Arizona $85,485 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Washington?

Float Pool Nurse $103,662 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $103,662 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $103,173 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $101,882 per year
Infectious Disease Nurse $101,706 per year
Infection Control Nurse $101,706 per year
Nurse Manager $101,217 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $100,239 per year
Nurse Educator $99,750 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $99,750 per year

At a $101,706 average annual salary, primary care nurses in Washington tend to earn less than float pool nurses ($103,662), cath lab nurses ($103,662), quality assurance nurses ($103,173), and occupational health nurses ($101,882). They tend to earn more than infectious disease nurses ($101,706), infection control nurses ($101,706), nurse managers ($101,217), clinical informatics nurses ($100,239), nurse educators ($99,750), and aesthetic nurses ($99,750).

More about primary care nurses

A primary care nurse is a registered nurse who works in an outpatient primary care office. Primary care nurses are well versed on a variety of healthcare issues since they handle a wide array of patient issues.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health