Registered Nurse salary in Connecticut

How much does a Registered Nurse make in Connecticut?

3.4k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a registered nurse is $42.51 per hour in Connecticut and $12,281 overtime per year.

12% higher
than national average
per year

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • 401(k)
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Salaries by years of experience in Connecticut

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for registered nurses

Most recommended skill

Public Health Degree

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 9.38% since 2018. Registered Nurses with this skill earn +56.22% more than the average base salary, which is $42.51 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012724increase by 724
20132356increase by 225.41%
20141515decrease by 35.70%
2015697decrease by 53.99%
2016563decrease by 19.23%
2017581increase by 3.20%
2018640increase by 10.15%
2019580decrease by 9.38%

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13 jobs
17Company icon
Medical Degree
168 jobs
500Company icon
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Most common benefits for Registered Nurses

  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Loan forgiveness
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Salary satisfaction

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63% of Registered nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Frequently asked questions

Common questions about salaries for a Registered Nurse

What kind of nurses get paid the most?

A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) is one of the highest-paid nursing specialties. Registered nurses need additional certification in order to pursue this career path.

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What kind of nurses get paid the least?

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) have the least education requirements among nurses and therefore tend to make lower incomes than other nursing specialties. LVNs and LPNs can increase their income by getting an associate degree or a bachelor's degree in nursing.

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How much does a registered nurse make after 5 years?

A registered nurse with 5 years of experience will make $35.93 per hour on average in the U.S.

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