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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Delaware

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Delaware are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses among Delaware metropolitan areas 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 Delaware

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,350
25th Percentile Wage
$61,240
50th Percentile Wage
$71,610
75th Percentile Wage
$81,660
90th Percentile Wage
$97,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Delaware in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,350.

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
$71,610
3.21% 2.36%
2016
$69,310
-2.52% -
2015
$71,060
1.65% -
2014
$69,890
-0.56% -
2013
$70,280
0.51% -
2012
$69,920
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Delaware cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Delaware ranges from $66,630 to $68,430. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Delaware is Sussex County with a median annual salary of $68,430. The lowest paying area is Dover with a median annual salary of $66,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sussex County
$68,430
Dover
$66,630




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