Registered Nurses Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,130
25th Percentile Wage
$52,610
50th Percentile Wage
$60,810
75th Percentile Wage
$72,090
90th Percentile Wage
$80,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.70
25th Percentile Wage
$25.30
50th Percentile Wage
$29.23
75th Percentile Wage
$34.65
90th Percentile Wage
$38.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.82. The median hourly salary is $29.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.70.

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
201660,8101.87%3.49%
201559,670-0.08%-
201459,7201.14%-
201359,0400.59%-
201258,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Utah ranges from $55,390 to $62,820. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $62,820. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,980). The lowest paying area is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$62,820
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$60,980
St George
$59,360
Ogden-Clearfield
$59,210
Provo-Orem
$58,510
Logan
$58,170
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$57,700
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$56,960
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$55,390


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