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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Indiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,460
25th Percentile Wage
$48,830
50th Percentile Wage
$58,810
75th Percentile Wage
$71,030
90th Percentile Wage
$80,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.42
25th Percentile Wage
$23.47
50th Percentile Wage
$28.27
75th Percentile Wage
$34.15
90th Percentile Wage
$38.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.54. The median hourly salary is $28.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.42.

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
201658,8101.56%3.72%
201557,8900.21%-
201457,7700.69%-
201357,3701.31%-
201256,620--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Indiana ranges from $52,700 to $65,180. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $65,180. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $62,490). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$65,180
Indianapolis-Carmel
$62,490
Michigan City-La Porte
$59,640
Kokomo
$59,030
Terre Haute
$58,110
Anderson
$57,870
Lafayette
$57,500
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$57,230
Muncie
$57,110
Columbus
$56,270
Bloomington
$56,090
Elkhart-Goshen
$54,510
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$54,430
Fort Wayne
$54,040
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$52,700


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