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Registered Nurses Salary Information in New Hampshire

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,030
25th Percentile Wage
$56,560
50th Percentile Wage
$66,700
75th Percentile Wage
$79,610
90th Percentile Wage
$94,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.05
25th Percentile Wage
$27.19
50th Percentile Wage
$32.07
75th Percentile Wage
$38.28
90th Percentile Wage
$45.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.41. The median hourly salary is $32.07. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.05.

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
201666,7001.89%6.78%
201565,4402.48%-
201463,8201.79%-
201362,6800.80%-
201262,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in New Hampshire Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some New Hampshire cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of New Hampshire ranges from $59,170 to $77,770. The highest paying area for registered nurses in New Hampshire is Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury with a median annual salary of $77,770. The second highest paying city/area in New Hampshire State is Lawrence-Methuen-Salem (mean annual salary $77,010). The lowest paying area is Rochester-Dover with a median annual salary of $59,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury
$77,770
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem
$77,010
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford
$76,000
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$71,250
Portsmouth
$68,680
Manchester
$67,420
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$66,270
Nashua
$65,870
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$63,530
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$59,640
Rochester-Dover
$59,170


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