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2021 Washington 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.

Washington Registered Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$89.7K

Growth

21%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Washington 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $65,400 $74,730 $89,650 $107,740 $125,970
Hourly Wage $31.44 $35.93 $43.10 $51.80 $60.56

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Washington 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$65,400
$74,730
$89,650
$107,740
$125,970
Hourly Wage
$31.44
$35.93
$43.10
$51.80
$60.56

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 Washington

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Washington 58,300 70,240 21% 5,820
United States 3,080,100 3,356,800 9% 194,500

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Washington

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Washington
58,300
70,240
21%
5,820
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 Washington

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bellevue College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Bellevue, WA 2 years: 56
4 years: 25
Bellingham Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Bellingham, WA 2 years: 56
Big Bend Community College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Moses Lake, WA 2 years: 22
Cascadia College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Bothell, WA 2 years: 0
Centralia College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Centralia, WA 2 years: 23
Charter College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Vancouver, WA 2 years: 66
4 years: 0
Clark College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Vancouver, WA 2 years: 90
Clover Park Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Lakewood, WA 2 years: 0
At least two but less than four years: 0
Columbia Basin College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Pasco, WA 2 years: 53
4 years: 21
Eastern Washington University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Cheney, WA 4 years: 25

Registered Nurses Schools in Washington

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Bellevue, WA
2 years: 56
4 years: 25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Bellingham, WA
2 years: 56
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Moses Lake, WA
2 years: 22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Bothell, WA
2 years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Centralia, WA
2 years: 23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Vancouver, WA
2 years: 66
4 years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Vancouver, WA
2 years: 90
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Lakewood, WA
2 years: 0
At least two but less than four years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Pasco, WA
2 years: 53
4 years: 21
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Cheney, WA
4 years: 25

Registered Nurses Jobs in Washington.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Activities Assistant - Skilled Nursing Prestige Care Vancouver, Washington 10/22/2021 No
ARNP or PA-C Virginia Mason Memorial Yakima, Washington 10/21/2021 No
Assistant Director of Nursing (sign on bonus available) Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC Vancouver, Washington 10/22/2021 No
Assistant Nurse Manager (SDU / PACU / IR) Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Seattle, Washington 10/21/2021 No
Assistant Nurse Manager-Labor and Delivery *$5000 Sign-On Bonus* Providence Health & Services Colville, Washington 10/21/2021 Yes
ASSISTANT, PATIENT OBSERVATION (FULL & PART-TIME) Compass Group, North America SEATTLE, Washington 10/22/2021 Yes
Behavioral Health Case Manager I/II Anthem, Inc. Tacoma, Washington 10/22/2021 Yes
Behavioral Health Case Manager I/II Anthem, Inc. Vancouver, Washington 10/22/2021 Yes
Behavioral Health Case Manager I/II Anthem, Inc. Tacoma, Washington 10/22/2021 Yes
Behavioral Health Case Manager I/II Anthem, Inc. Spokane, Washington 10/22/2021 Yes

Registered Nurses Jobs in Washington.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Prestige Care
Vancouver, Washington
10/22/2021
No
Virginia Mason Memorial
Yakima, Washington
10/21/2021
No
Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC
Vancouver, Washington
10/22/2021
No
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Seattle, Washington
10/21/2021
No
Providence Health & Services
Colville, Washington
10/21/2021
Yes
Compass Group, North America
SEATTLE, Washington
10/22/2021
Yes
Anthem, Inc.
Tacoma, Washington
10/22/2021
Yes
Anthem, Inc.
Vancouver, Washington
10/22/2021
Yes
Anthem, Inc.
Tacoma, Washington
10/22/2021
Yes
Anthem, Inc.
Spokane, Washington
10/22/2021
Yes

Registered Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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