The number of registered nurses working in Utah in May 2017 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics) was 21,340. These workers earned average annual and median hourly income of $63,050 and $29.55, respectively. The mean per hour wage was $30.31. Employment per 1000 jobs for RNs was estimated to be approximately 15.127. Indeed.com revealed that the RN salary in Utah, in August 2018, was $57,595 per annum which was 14% lower than the average Registered Nurse salary at the national level. For practicing this career, you need an RN license. Your way to certification gets unfussy if you enroll in a state-approved RN program or school.
Yearly RN Salary in Utah (UT) on Different Percentile Brackets
- The yearly wages of 90% RNs was less than $81,430; 10% got over $81,430.
- 75% of employees made less than $73,050 per annum; 25% enjoyed more than $73,050.
- 50% of the employees earned less than $61,470; the rest of 50% earned more than $61,470.
- The annual salary of 25% of RNs was reported to be less than $ 53,190; 75% earned more than $53,190.
- The remuneration of 10% of employees was less than $45,490; 90% were salaried more than $45,490.
Information Source- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of May 2017)
Salary as per Geographical Location
The cost of living of different cities in a state has a direct influence on your earnings. According to the salary.com July 31, 208 data, Saint George is the best paying city in Utah for Staff Nurse – RN II with a salary of $74,706 per year. In the same period Lehi paid the minimum salary of $65,860 per annum.
In October 2014, salary.com stated that the median annual income of RNs in UT fluctuated from $54,567 to $65,485. Being the lowest paying city, Logan paid median weekly and hourly salary of $1,049 and $26, respectively. The median weekly, hourly and monthly salaries of registered nurses in Salt Lake, Sandy, South Jordan and West Jordan were same, i.e. $1,259, $31 and $5,457.
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Table Source- salary.com (as of October 2014)
Salary of Professionals with Similar Job Positions
Your job position determines your responsibilities, level of authority being delegated to you, and most importantly your salary. Psychiatric Nurses and RN Outpatient Oncology managed to earn $44,000 in October 2014. Progressive Care Nurses, Pediatric Nurses and Postpartum Nurses made $46,000. Pediatric Operating Room Nurses, Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab Nurses and Home Health Nurses were compensated $48,000. The salary of Interventional Radiology Nurses and Renal Dialysis Nurses was $49,000. Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurses and RN First Assistants took home $50,000 and $51,000, respectively. The highest paid employees were Clinical Nurse Managers who were salaried $54,000.
|RN First Assistant||$51,000|
|Pediatric Operating Room Nurse||$48,000|
|Interventional Radiology Nurse||$49,000|
|RN Outpatient Oncology||$44,000|
|Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab Nurse||$48,000|
|Renal Dialysis Nurse||$49,000|
|Clinical Nurse Manager||$54,000|
|Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse||$50,000|
|Progressive Care Nurse||$46,000|
|Home Health Nurse||$48,000|
Information Source- indeed.com (as of October 2014)
There are some extra benefits provided to the registered nurses as an additional assistance for their secure living. They may include-
- Pension credit
- Extra bonus
- Fringe benefits
- Disability insurance
- Childcare support
- Paid education leave
It is expected that the job prospects will be great for registered nurses in the impending years because of increasing number of older people and huge demand of health care services. Nurses are also expected to rotate among diverse medical settings. The BLS has projected a total number of 438,100 jobs for RNs by the end of year 2026, which indicates 15% growth in job opportunities between 20016 to 2026. There are great prospects for all the nurses especially with higher education and program. Such nurses are given first preference by the employers in comparison to the less educated candidates.