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The average salary for a Registered Nurse is £42,247 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 9969 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Registered Nurse employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Registered Nurse in United Kingdom is £53,626 per year.
The lowest salary for a Registered Nurse in United Kingdom is £34,425 per year.
Nurses can usually earn more than nurse assistants or other healthcare workers without a degree qualification. More experienced nurses can earn a good wage over the national average, particularly if they advance into more senior roles with greater responsibility. Public sector nurse salaries also vary depending on their specialisation and what pay band it belongs to. Healthcare workers can move up to a higher pay band once they have gained more experience in their role.
Experience is gold in the nursing profession, but if you don’t have much yet, one of the most effective ways to boost your profile is to pursue a master's degree, which can qualify you for higher-paying roles like a nurse anaesthetist or advanced nurse practitioner (ANP). Clinical nurse specialists and certified nurse midwives can also earn a higher income by earning a postgraduate degree.
If you are not in a position to pursue further education, you can still earn a higher salary by working in a good position in the NHS, which typically offers the highest salaries in the field, and through experience. Hospitals also tend to pay well for nursing positions, particularly in specialised units like the ICU, neonatal intensive care, and psychiatry. A combination of advanced qualifications and experience can lead to the highest salaries and most rewarding career opportunities.
When negotiating a salary as a registered nurse, emphasise your related experience and certification as valuable assets for the position. Because nursing is a wide-ranging profession with an extensive salary range, approach the conversation with an understanding of how your specific qualifications and experience influence how much you can expect to make. You might say something like, "I understand that nurses in this area earn an average of XYZ with three years of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit experience, and I'd like to request an increase of X% based on the on-call and overnight shift requirements of this position."
About 61.58% of Registered Nurse professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £1,789 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Registered Nurse in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Registered Nurse professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £29,007 and £70,539 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £42,247 following the average career path of a Registered Nurse.