Registered Nurses Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses among Idaho 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,680
25th Percentile Wage
$53,620
50th Percentile Wage
$62,190
75th Percentile Wage
$73,120
90th Percentile Wage
$80,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.48
25th Percentile Wage
$25.78
50th Percentile Wage
$29.90
75th Percentile Wage
$35.15
90th Percentile Wage
$38.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.56. The median hourly salary is $29.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,1901.98%6.32%
201560,9601.76%-
201459,8901.52%-
201358,9801.22%-
201258,260--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Idaho ranges from $55,660 to $70,720. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Idaho is Coeur dAlene with a median annual salary of $70,720. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Boise City-Nampa (mean annual salary $63,830). The lowest paying area is East Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Coeur dAlene
$70,720
Boise City-Nampa
$63,830
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$60,850
Pocatello
$60,330
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$59,740
Idaho Falls
$58,770
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$57,880
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$55,660


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