How much does a Staff Nurse - RN I make in the United States? The average Staff Nurse - RN I salary in the United States is $70,337 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $63,096 and $80,403. 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 I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN I Salary $56,504 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN I Salary $63,096 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN I Salary $70,337 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN I Salary $80,403 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN I Salary $89,568 US June 27, 2024
25% $63,096 10% $56,504 90% $89,568 75% $80,403 $70,337 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Staff Nurse - RN I 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.

1.

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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Pediatric: Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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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.

Planning 4.48%
Pediatric 2.67%
Basic Life Support 2.04%
Others 90.81%
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Job Description for Staff Nurse - RN I

Staff Nurse - RN I provides professional nursing care to assigned patients. Records patient histories, performs various diagnostic tests, administers medications, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals. Being a Staff Nurse - RN I assists physicians during examinations and procedures, operating and monitoring medical equipment as necessary. Observes patients' progress and records observations in patient medical records. Additionally, Staff Nurse - RN I promotes patients' independence by teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. May require a bachelor's degree in nursing. Requires a valid state Registered Nurse (RN) license. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Staff Nurse - RN I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Staff Nurse - RN I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Staff Nurse - RN I

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