Average Research Nurse Salary in Minnesota

Research nurses in Minnesota earn an average of $97,362 per year (or $46.81 per hour).

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11% higher than the national average
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Minnesota research nurses earn 11% 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 Minnesota

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $117,731 $56
75th Percentile $115,148 $55
Median $91,650 $44
25th Percentile $86,656 $41

80% of Minnesota research nurses earn between $70,504 and $117,731.

Cost-of-living adjusted research nurse salary in Minnesota

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Minnesota research nurses earn about $98,744 per year. Cost-of-living in Minnesota is 1% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Minnesota for research nurses

Minneapolis, MN $100,444 per year
Rochester, MN $100,189 per year

Minnesota nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where research nurses are paid the highest is Minneapolis, where the average research nurses salary is $100,444 and 41,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Rochester area comes in second, with a $100,189 average research nurse salary and 9,190 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
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 Minnesota?

Neurology Nurse $102,345 per year
Blood Management Nurse $100,623 per year
Trauma Nurse $100,071 per year
Nurse Manager $98,688 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $97,720 per year
Urology Nurse $96,037 per year
Renal Nurse $95,766 per year
Transplant Nurse $95,766 per year
Infusion Nurse $95,427 per year
Oncology Nurse $93,966 per year

At a $97,362 average annual salary, research nurses in Minnesota tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($102,345), blood management nurses ($100,623), trauma nurses ($100,071), nurse managers ($98,688), and clinical informatics nurses ($97,720). They tend to earn more than urology nurses ($96,037), renal nurses ($95,766), transplant nurses ($95,766), infusion nurses ($95,427), and oncology nurses ($93,966).

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