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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses among Connecticut cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Registered Nurses in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,360
25th Percentile Wage
$68,040
50th Percentile Wage
$79,500
75th Percentile Wage
$94,030
90th Percentile Wage
$103,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,500
2.33% 6.19%
2016
$77,650
1.53% -
2015
$76,460
1.54% -
2014
$75,280
0.31% -
2013
$75,050
0.63% -
2012
$74,580
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Connecticut ranges from $69,750 to $91,210. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Connecticut is Danbury with a median annual salary of $91,210. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $82,200). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danbury
$91,210
New Haven
$82,200
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$78,950
Waterbury
$78,470
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$78,360
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$74,170
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$69,750




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