Where in the US do RNs earn the most?

Nurses in the Pacific region earn the most compared to others in the U.S., according to Medscape's 2019 RN/LPN compensation report.

Medscape surveyed a total of 7,145 nurses for the report, including 5,143 registered nurses and 2,002 licensed practical nurses.

How average RN salary differs by region:

Pacific: $96,000
New England: $87,000
Mid-Atlantic: $84,000
Mountain: $79,000
West South Central: $78,000
East North Central: $76,000
South Atlantic: $75,000
West North Central: $73,000
East South Central: $70,000

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