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2021 Iowa Registered Nurses Salary Guide

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Iowa Registered Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$61.1K

Growth

15%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Iowa 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $46,930 $54,530 $61,130 $69,960 $80,610
Hourly Wage $22.56 $26.22 $29.39 $33.63 $38.75

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Iowa 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$46,930
$54,530
$61,130
$69,960
$80,610
Hourly Wage
$22.56
$26.22
$29.39
$33.63
$38.75

What Do Registered Nurses Do?

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Also known as:

Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR), Charge Nurse, Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse), Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse), Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN), Psychiatric RN (Psychiatric Registered Nurse), Relief Charge Nurse, School Nurse, Staff Nurse, Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse)

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prescribe assistive medical devices or related treatments.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Iowa

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Iowa 34,280 39,460 15% 2,490
United States 3,080,100 3,356,800 9% 194,500

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Iowa

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Iowa
34,280
39,460
15%
2,490
United States
3,080,100
3,356,800
9%
194,500

Registered Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Registered Nurses Schools in Iowa

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Allen College Critical Care Nursing. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 1
Allen College Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Allen College Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Allen College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Waterloo, IA 4 years: 123
Allen College Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 8
Allen College Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 7
More than 4 years: 29
Allen College Nursing Administration. Waterloo, IA Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Allen College Nursing Practice. Waterloo, IA More than 4 years: 0
Briar Cliff University Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing. Sioux City, IA More than 4 years: 0
Briar Cliff University Geriatric Nurse/Nursing. Sioux City, IA Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 0

Registered Nurses Schools in Iowa

69 Iowa
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Critical Care Nursing.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 1
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Waterloo, IA
4 years: 123
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 4
More than 4 years: 8
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 7
More than 4 years: 29
Nursing Administration.
Waterloo, IA
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 2
Nursing Practice.
Waterloo, IA
More than 4 years: 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
Sioux City, IA
More than 4 years: 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
Sioux City, IA
Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 0

Registered Nurses Jobs in Iowa.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Administrative Nurse - RN/LPN ABCM Corp Nevada, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Alverno - LPN Nurse Manager Trinity Health Clinton, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Alverno LPN - FT Days Trinity Health Clinton, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Alverno RN FT - Skilled Unit Trinity Health Clinton, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Anesthetist CRNA Mahaska Health Partnership Oskaloosa, Iowa 10/21/2021 No
Bariatric Coordinator - Bariatric Clinic - Full Time Trinity Health Mason City, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Birthcare Assistant UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids, Iowa 10/22/2021 No
Certified Senior Pharmacy Technician Walgreens CARROLL, Iowa 10/22/2021 Yes
Certified Surgical Tech CommonSpirit Health Missouri Valley, Iowa 10/22/2021 Yes
Charge Nurse - RN/LPN ABCM Corp Sigourney, Iowa 10/22/2021 No

Registered Nurses Jobs in Iowa.

90 Iowa
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
ABCM Corp
Nevada, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
Trinity Health
Clinton, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
Trinity Health
Clinton, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
Trinity Health
Clinton, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
Mahaska Health Partnership
Oskaloosa, Iowa
10/21/2021
No
Trinity Health
Mason City, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
UnityPoint Health
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
10/22/2021
No
Walgreens
CARROLL, Iowa
10/22/2021
Yes
CommonSpirit Health
Missouri Valley, Iowa
10/22/2021
Yes
ABCM Corp
Sigourney, Iowa
10/22/2021
No

Registered Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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