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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,590
25th Percentile Wage
$57,760
50th Percentile Wage
$67,450
75th Percentile Wage
$77,590
90th Percentile Wage
$90,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.80
25th Percentile Wage
$27.77
50th Percentile Wage
$32.43
75th Percentile Wage
$37.29
90th Percentile Wage
$43.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.70. The median hourly salary is $32.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.80.

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
201667,4502.40%5.35%
201565,8300.56%-
201465,4600.63%-
201365,0501.86%-
201263,840--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Michigan ranges from $54,880 to $72,290. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $72,290. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $72,250). The lowest paying area is Muskegon-Norton Shores with a median annual salary of $54,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$72,290
Lansing-East Lansing
$72,250
Bay City
$72,040
Flint
$71,970
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$71,220
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$70,330
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$69,090
Jackson
$66,690
Kalamazoo-Portage
$65,000
Battle Creek
$64,490
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$63,160
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$61,840
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$61,310
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$59,320
South Bend-Mishawaka
$59,070
Holland-Grand Haven
$58,640
Monroe
$58,530
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$58,400
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,850
Niles-Benton Harbor
$57,660
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$54,880


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