Registered Nurses Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of registered nurses in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare registered nurses salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Registered Nurses

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,910
25th Percentile Wage
$55,730
50th Percentile Wage
$66,750
75th Percentile Wage
$79,420
90th Percentile Wage
$97,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) registered nurses is $97,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid registered nurses is $45,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,7502.91%8.49%
201564,8102.56%-
201463,1501.30%-
201362,3302.01%-
201261,080--

Compare Registered Nurses Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of registered nurses in 25 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for registered nurses occupations is the navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,910. The lowest paying industry is the fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing industry (annual salary $53,270). For detailed registered nurses salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$84,910
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$81,790
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$77,380
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$76,780
Chemical Manufacturing
$75,620
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$74,800
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$70,540
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$70,370
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$70,290
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$69,200
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$68,790
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$68,480
Paper Manufacturing
$67,600
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$66,190
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$66,150
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$66,080
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$63,280
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$62,550
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$61,350
Machinery Manufacturing
$61,020
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$60,850
Food Manufacturing
$58,770
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$58,680
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$57,910
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$53,270

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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