Average Research Nurse Salary in Michigan

Research nurses in Michigan earn an average of $85,400 per year (or $41.06 per hour).

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Michigan research nurses earn 1% lower 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 Michigan

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $110,796 $53
75th Percentile $89,842 $43
Median $86,277 $41
25th Percentile $69,912 $33

80% of Michigan research nurses earn between $67,618 and $110,796.

Cost-of-living adjusted research nurse salary in Michigan

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Michigan research nurses earn about $90,851 per year. Cost-of-living in Michigan is 6% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Michigan for research nurses

Ann Arbor, MI $95,410 per year
Detroit, MI $86,806 per year
Wyoming, MI $80,946 per year

Michigan nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where research nurses are paid the highest is Ann Arbor, where the average research nurses salary is $95,410 and 9,600 registered nurses are currently employed. The Detroit area comes in second, with a $86,806 average research nurse salary and 43,810 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
Connecticut $97,903 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

How much do other nurses get paid in Michigan?

Endoscopy Nurse $92,597 per year
Nurse Manager $86,620 per year
Renal Nurse $86,284 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $86,284 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $84,179 per year
Infusion Nurse $84,179 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $84,179 per year
Home Health Nurse $84,179 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,179 per year
Telemetry Nurse $84,179 per year

At a $85,400 average annual salary, research nurses in Michigan tend to earn less than endoscopy nurses ($92,597), nurse managers ($86,620), renal nurses ($86,284), and cath lab nurses ($86,284). They tend to earn more than ambulatory nurses ($84,179), infusion nurses ($84,179), quality assurance nurses ($84,179), home health nurses ($84,179), radiology nurses ($84,179), and telemetry nurses ($84,179).

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