Average Research Nurse Salary in Connecticut

Research nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $97,903 per year (or $47.07 per hour).

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12% higher than the national average
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Connecticut research nurses earn 12% higher than the national average salary for research nurses, at $87,048 (or $41.85 per hour).

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Research nurse salary range in Connecticut

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $122,288 $58
75th Percentile $110,278 $53
Median $92,739 $44
25th Percentile $85,462 $41

80% of Connecticut research nurses earn between $67,978 and $122,288.

Cost-of-living adjusted research nurse salary in Connecticut

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Connecticut research nurses earn about $94,684 per year. Cost-of-living in Connecticut is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Connecticut for research nurses

Stamford, CT $100,580 per year
East Hartford, CT $96,123 per year

Connecticut nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where research nurses are paid the highest is Stamford, where the average research nurses salary is $100,580 and 7,250 registered nurses are currently employed. The East Hartford area comes in second, with a $96,123 average research nurse salary and 11,950 registered nurses employed.

Research nurses salaries in other states

California $130,212 per year
Massachusetts $93,623 per year
Washington $90,949 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Minnesota $97,362 per year
Maryland $87,640 per year
Arizona $93,257 per year
Texas $76,693 per year
Illinois $85,505 per year
Virginia $84,348 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Connecticut?

Neurology Nurse $106,236 per year
Nurse Manager $102,590 per year
PACU Nurse $99,986 per year
Nurse Educator $97,976 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $97,903 per year
Infusion Nurse $97,903 per year
Trauma Nurse $97,903 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $97,903 per year
Diabetes Nurse $96,862 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $96,862 per year

At a $97,903 average annual salary, research nurses in Connecticut tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($106,236), nurse managers ($102,590), PACU nurses ($99,986), and nurse educators ($97,976). They tend to earn more than substance abuse nurses ($97,903), infusion nurses ($97,903), trauma nurses ($97,903), ambulatory nurses ($97,903), diabetes nurses ($96,862), and orthopedics nurses ($96,862).

More about research nurses

Research nurses can work in a wide variety of places and are tasked with helping create new medical treatments, medications, and vaccinations.

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