The average annual salaries for registered nurses in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses amongst North Dakota areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 .
|Percentile bracket||Average annual salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$52,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$56,570|
|50th Percentile Wage||$63,870|
|75th Percentile Wage||$74,800|
|90th Percentile Wage||$82,770|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,110.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses from 2012 to 2018.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||6-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of North Dakota ranges from $56,930 to $65,080. The highest paying area for registered nurses in North Dakota is Fargo with a median annual salary of $65,080. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $64,170). The lowest paying area is Grand Forks with a median annual salary of $56,930.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Grand Forks|| |