Registered Nurses Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,270
25th Percentile Wage
$74,360
50th Percentile Wage
$88,010
75th Percentile Wage
$100,000
90th Percentile Wage
$113,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.90
25th Percentile Wage
$35.75
50th Percentile Wage
$42.32
75th Percentile Wage
$48.08
90th Percentile Wage
$54.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.62. The median hourly salary is $42.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.90.

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
201688,0103.20%10.43%
201585,1901.81%-
201483,6503.93%-
201380,3601.90%-
201278,830--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Oregon ranges from $74,660 to $87,120. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Oregon is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,120. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Eugene-Springfield (mean annual salary $85,890). The lowest paying area is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$87,120
Eugene-Springfield
$85,890
Corvallis
$84,000
Medford
$83,100
Salem
$82,440
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$80,070
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$78,860
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$74,660


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