Average Radiology Nurse Salary in Illinois

Radiology nurses in Illinois earn an average of $93,777 per year (or $45.09 per hour).

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Illinois radiology nurses earn 4% higher than the national average salary for radiology nurses, at $89,541 (or $43.04 per hour).

Radiology nurse salary range in Illinois

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $120,607 $57
75th Percentile $111,716 $53
Median $92,962 $44
25th Percentile $75,132 $36

80% of Illinois radiology nurses earn between $71,465 and $120,607.

Cost-of-living adjusted radiology nurse salary in Illinois

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Illinois radiology nurses earn about $93,311 per year. Cost-of-living in Illinois is 0% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Illinois for radiology nurses

Chicago, IL $97,420 per year
Peoria, IL $82,238 per year

Illinois nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where radiology nurses are paid the highest is Chicago, where the average radiology nurses salary is $97,420 and 96,750 registered nurses are currently employed. The Peoria area comes in second, with a $82,238 average radiology nurse salary and 5,460 registered nurses employed.

Radiology nurses salaries in other states

California $129,689 per year
Massachusetts $122,398 per year
Washington $95,350 per year
New York $96,119 per year
New Jersey $101,920 per year
Maryland $81,043 per year
Colorado $86,352 per year
Texas $81,546 per year
Virginia $84,693 per year
Pennsylvania $74,146 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Illinois?

Cath Lab Nurse $94,764 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $94,764 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $90,816 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $89,829 per year
Vascular Nurse $87,854 per year
Renal Nurse $86,867 per year
Research Nurse $85,505 per year
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse $84,893 per year
Diabetes Nurse $84,893 per year
Bariatric Nurse $83,906 per year

At a $93,777 average annual salary, radiology nurses in Illinois tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($94,764) and clinical informatics nurses ($94,764). They tend to earn more than endoscopy nurses ($90,816), quality assurance nurses ($89,829), vascular nurses ($87,854), renal nurses ($86,867), research nurses ($85,505), pediatric critical care nurses ($84,893), diabetes nurses ($84,893), and bariatric nurses ($83,906).

More about radiology nurses

A radiology nurse's role is to care for MRI, CT, and NM patients before, during, and after diagnostic procedures and tests.

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