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
$45,780
25th Percentile Wage
$56,100
50th Percentile Wage
$67,810
75th Percentile Wage
$81,240
90th Percentile Wage
$99,650

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 $99,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid registered nurses is $45,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,810
1.56% 9.92%
2016
$66,750
2.91% -
2015
$64,810
2.56% -
2014
$63,150
1.30% -
2013
$62,330
2.01% -
2012
$61,080
- -

Compare Registered Nurses Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of registered nurses in 36 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 pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,070. The lowest paying industry is the engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $51,750). For detailed registered nurses salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$84,070
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,370
Chemical Manufacturing
$78,820
Chemical Manufacturing
$75,070
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$74,800
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,120
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,120
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$73,320
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$72,760
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$72,600
Paper Manufacturing
$72,570
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$72,440
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$71,930
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$71,820
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$71,670
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$70,540
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$68,970
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$68,760
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$68,380
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$67,710
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$66,150
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$65,890
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$65,590
Machinery Manufacturing
$64,880
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$64,600
Foundries
$63,590
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$63,340
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$62,620
Machinery Manufacturing
$61,470
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$61,350
Food Manufacturing
$59,420
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$59,080
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$57,910
Textile Mills
$54,320
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$53,270
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$51,750

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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