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Nurse salary in Albany, NY

How much does a Nurse make in Albany, NY?

Average base salary

$7.45
arrow down77%
below national average
Overtime
$9,423per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a nurse is $7.45 per hour in Albany, NY and $9,423 overtime per year.3 salaries reported, updated at June 17, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albany, NY

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1 to 2 years
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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Nurses in Albany, NY

  1. Fairview Rehab and Nursing home
    3.8star
    28 reviews12 salaries reported
    $47.22per hour
  2. $46.37per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nurses near Albany, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $49.83 per hour
    53 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $41.10 per hour
    69 salaries reported
  3. Long Island, NY
    $38.76 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $35.96 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  2. White Plains, NY
    $26.85 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Rochester, NY
    $25.61 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  1. Albany, NY
    $21.30 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Syracuse, NY
    $16.99 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $15.90 per hour
    8 salaries reported
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Where can a Nurse earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Nurses

Top certifications
Counseling Certification
+104.64%salary
Top licenses
Certified Nurse Practitioner
+42.75%salary
Top specialties
Critical & Intensive Care
+27.19%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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2 jobs4
21 jobs31
28 jobs35
173 jobs516
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Most common benefits for Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 457(b)
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 885 ratings

55% of Nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Albany, NY?

Registered Nurse

2,871 job openings

Average $46.38 per hour

Registered Nurse - Operating Room

128 job openings

Average $100 per hour

Registered Nurse - Medical/Surgical

2,820 job openings

Average $3,034 per week

Registered Nurse - Infusion

18 job openings

Average $44.88 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Nurse

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Do nurses get paid while training?

Payment while training depends on the specific program you choose. Apprentice programs often add the benefit of earning while you gain on-the-job training.

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