Psychiatric nurse

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How much does a Psychiatric Nurse make in Phoenix, AZ?

Average base salary
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38 salaries reported, updated at Jul 08, 2020
$49.72
per hour
The average salary for a psychiatric nurse is $49.72 per hour in Phoenix, AZ and $13,500 overtime per year.
21% higher
than national average
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$13,500
per year
Most common benefits
  • Work from home
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
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Salaries by years of experience in Phoenix, AZ

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for psychiatric nurses

Most recommended certification

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earn +34.87% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 225.83% since 2018. Psychiatric Nurses with this certification earn +34.87% more than the average base salary, which is $49.72 per hour.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Experience with Children
+60.63%
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Certification categories:
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PMHNP
+34.87%
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Clinical Nurse Specialist
+40.36%
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BC/BE
+25.25%
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DEA Certification
+23.06%
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PMP
+60.35%
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Specialty categories:
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Pediatrics
+25.89%
98 jobs
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Addiction Medicine
+22.06%
344 jobs
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Holistic Medicine
+38.19%
21 jobs
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Primary Care
+21.71%
115 jobs
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Certified Nurse Practitioner
+27.42%
461 jobs
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APRN
+27.07%
174 jobs
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Most common benefits for Psychiatric Nurses

  • Work from home
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 96 ratings

61% of Psychiatric nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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