How much does a Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room make in the United States? The average Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary in the United States is $78,267 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $70,066 and $87,087. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salary $62,599 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salary $70,066 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salary $78,267 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salary $87,087 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room Salary $95,117 US May 28, 2024
25% $70,066 10% $62,599 90% $95,117 75% $87,087 $78,267 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Basic Life Support: BLS is a level of medical care which is used for patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care by advanced life support providers. It can be provided by trained medical personnel.

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Critical Care: Critical care is sometimes referred as intensive care. Intensive care medicine, or critical care medicine, is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions that may require sophisticated life support and intensive monitoring. An intensivist is a physician who specializes in the care of critically ill patients, most often in the intensive care unit (ICU). Intensivists can be internists or internal medicine sub-specialists (most often pulmonologists), anesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians (including neonatologists), or surgeons who have completed a fellowship in critical care medicine.

Planning 4.73%
Basic Life Support 3.17%
Critical Care 1.63%
Others 90.47%
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Job Description for Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room

Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room provides professional nursing care to assigned patients in the emergency room. Triages each patient and determines priority of care based on physical, psychological, and social needs. Being a Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room records patient histories, performs various diagnostic tests, administers medications, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals. Assists physicians during examinations and emergency procedures, operating and monitoring medical equipment as necessary. Additionally, Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room observes patients' progress, records observations in patient medical record, and updates attending physician directly when necessary. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Requires Registered Nurse (RN). Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room, the first career path typically progresses to Head Nurse - CCU.

The second career path typically progresses to Maternity Services Director.

The third career path typically progresses to Head Nurse - Emergency Room.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Head Nurse - Intensive Care Unit position, and then progresses to Head of Intensive Care Unit.

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Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room, the highest Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary is in Miami, FL, where the Staff Nurse - RN - Emergency Room salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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