The best 5 salaries by specialty in New York for Registered Nurses

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Getting to know the salaries by specialty for Registered Nurses in a city like New York will help you decide what path to choose when it comes to finding your career as a nurse. Passion is determined to do so, but let’s be honest, money is an important driver too! That’s why we write this article so you can have relevant information when choosing your dream nurse career.

Is New York a good place to find jobs as a nurse?

New York is an exciting place to live and a great place to work if you are a healthcare professional. The demand for qualified health professionals is strong throughout the state. But, registered nurses are particularly in high demand in the city.

New York has at least 143 accredited nursing schools, which offer several hundred undergraduates and graduate nursing programs. New York University, Cornell Medical College are just some of the most popular nursing schools in the state. Most nursing schools in New York offer several financial aid and scholarships for students who qualify.

So let’s review the top 5 salaries by specialty in NYC:

Dialysis (RN) Registered Nurse $ 94,630 approx. Per year

The average Registered Nurse (RN), Dialysis salary in New York, NY is $94,630 as of October 30, 2019. The range typically falls between $85,290 and $115,320

This type of nurse provides professional nursing care to assigned patients with kidney conditions that require dialysis treatment. Review patient histories, administer medications and performs dialysis treatments. An RN – Renal Dialysis ensures dialysis machine and all products used during treatment are correctly prepared and meet quality standards. Monitors the patient during dialysis, records observations inpatient medical record and reports any changes in condition to the physician as needed.

Operating Room Nurse (RN), $93,200 approx. Per year

The average Operating Room Nurse Salary in New York, NY is $93,200 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $83,600 and $103,000

An operating room registered nurse takes care of patients at all stages of operative care (before, during, and after surgery).  There are three areas these types of nurses can help: circulating, scrub nurse, and the first assistant.

Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology $90,720 approx. Per year

The average Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology salary in New York, NY is $90,720 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $81,070 and $101,390. These RNs work with cancer patients. They monitor progress, administer chemotherapy, and consult with physicians to execute the best possible treatment strategies. These nurses may focus on a specific area of oncology, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, or pediatric care.

Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Care Unit $91,230 approx. Per year

These registered nurses deliver treatment in both general and specialized critical care settings. They must work quickly to help patients of all ages dealing with a variety of illnesses and conditions. The average salary in New York, for this type of nurse, is $91,230 as of October 30, 2019. The range typically falls between $79,890 and $105,640

Neonatal – Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) $148,800 approx. Per year

The average (CRNP) Nurse salary in New York is $148,800 as of October 30, 2019. The range typically falls between $136,800 and $160,900. NICU nurses care for and treat newborns, including premature and ill babies. In addition to delivering constant life-sustaining care to newborns, these RNs must communicate with and provide emotional support to parents.

Any of those paths require a lot of sacrifices and commitment, but the payment in the long term might be good depending on your personal goals.

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