Registered Nurses Salary Information in Kansas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,140
25th Percentile Wage
$49,780
50th Percentile Wage
$58,850
75th Percentile Wage
$69,830
90th Percentile Wage
$79,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,140.

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
$58,850
2.80% 5.86%
2016
$57,200
1.54% -
2015
$56,320
0.78% -
2014
$55,880
0.18% -
2013
$55,780
0.68% -
2012
$55,400
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Kansas ranges from $50,600 to $62,440. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Kansas is Topeka with a median annual salary of $62,440. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Lawrence (mean annual salary $61,000). The lowest paying area is Manhattan with a median annual salary of $50,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Topeka
$62,440
Lawrence
$61,000
Wichita
$55,120
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,030
Manhattan
$50,600




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