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North Carolina Nursing Salaries

We have compiled salary and employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for North Carolina nurses in 2018. Select from the "Professions" menu above to skip to your profession.

Average Salary Comparison in North Carolina by Profession

Registered Nurse

Hourly Average
$31
Weekly Average
$1,242
Monthly Average
$5,380
Annual Average
$64,559

Nurse Practitioner

Hourly Average
$51
Weekly Average
$2,031
Monthly Average
$8,802
Annual Average
$105,619

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hourly Average
$22
Weekly Average
$861
Monthly Average
$3,731
Annual Average
$44,772

Nurse Anestheist

Hourly Average
$81
Weekly Average
$3,244
Monthly Average
$14,059
Annual Average
$168,703

Registered Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 63,760 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Registered Nurse's wage in North Carolina, at $64,559 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Registered Nurse

CE Requirements for Registered Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Registered Nurse Salary North Carolina

Hourly Average
$31
Monthly Average
$5,380
Annual Average
$64,559
Employed
63,760

U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$33
Monthly Average
$5,717
Annual Average
$68,608
Employed
1,831,960

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Asheville

Hourly Wage
$30.34
Annual Wage
$65,460

Durham-Chapel Hill

Hourly Wage
$30.63
Annual Wage
$67,030

Fayetteville

Hourly Wage
$33.40
Annual Wage
$69,990

Greensboro-High Point

Hourly Wage
$30.78
Annual Wage
$66,710

Greenville

Hourly Wage
$30.49
Annual Wage
$64,380

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

Hourly Wage
$28.35
Annual Wage
$59,890

Jacksonville

Hourly Wage
$29.94
Annual Wage
$64,030

New Bern

Hourly Wage
$28.60
Annual Wage
$60,430

Raleigh

Hourly Wage
$30.78
Annual Wage
$64,860

Rocky Mount

Hourly Wage
$28.93
Annual Wage
$61,260

Wilmington

Hourly Wage
$29.07
Annual Wage
$61,600

Winston-Salem

Hourly Wage
$32.35
Annual Wage
$69,070

Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 2,870 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in North Carolina, at $105,619 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Nurse Practitioner

CE Requirements for Nurse Practitioner
Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Practitioner Salary North Carolina

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,802
Annual Average
$105,619
Employed
2,870

U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,893
Annual Average
$106,718
Employed
103,180

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Asheville

Hourly Wage
$47.73
Annual Wage
$100,940

Burlington

Hourly Wage
$55.25
Annual Wage
$114,290

Durham-Chapel Hill

Hourly Wage
$49.39
Annual Wage
$102,930

Fayetteville

Hourly Wage
$49.08
Annual Wage
$111,500

Goldsboro

Hourly Wage
$46.75
Annual Wage
$100,040

Greensboro-High Point

Hourly Wage
$49.92
Annual Wage
$106,630

Greenville

Hourly Wage
$49.24
Annual Wage
$106,150

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

Hourly Wage
$47.71
Annual Wage
$105,290

Jacksonville

Hourly Wage
$50.60
Annual Wage
$104,490

New Bern

Hourly Wage
$46.15
Annual Wage
$100,460

Raleigh

Hourly Wage
$49.16
Annual Wage
$101,680

Wilmington

Hourly Wage
$53.17
Annual Wage
$119,100

Winston-Salem

Hourly Wage
$46.40
Annual Wage
$99,550

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 11,020 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in North Carolina, at $44,772 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Licensed Practical Nurse

CE Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary North Carolina

Hourly Average
$22
Monthly Average
$3,731
Annual Average
$44,772
Employed
11,020

U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$22
Monthly Average
$3,781
Annual Average
$45,368
Employed
420,690

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Asheville

Hourly Wage
$21.33
Annual Wage
$44,000

Burlington

Hourly Wage
$23.20
Annual Wage
$49,680

Durham-Chapel Hill

Hourly Wage
$22.72
Annual Wage
$47,540

Fayetteville

Hourly Wage
$22.18
Annual Wage
$45,430

Goldsboro

Hourly Wage
$21.16
Annual Wage
$43,180

Greensboro-High Point

Hourly Wage
$20.46
Annual Wage
$42,670

Greenville

Hourly Wage
$21.81
Annual Wage
$44,680

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

Hourly Wage
$22.04
Annual Wage
$45,860

Jacksonville

Hourly Wage
$19.88
Annual Wage
$42,140

New Bern

Hourly Wage
$19.64
Annual Wage
$40,860

Raleigh

Hourly Wage
$21.86
Annual Wage
$45,120

Rocky Mount

Hourly Wage
$22.27
Annual Wage
$46,760

Wilmington

Hourly Wage
$21.48
Annual Wage
$44,240

Winston-Salem

Hourly Wage
$21.53
Annual Wage
$44,650

Nurse Anestheist Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 490 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in North Carolina, at $168,703 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Anestheist Salary North Carolina

Hourly Average
$81
Monthly Average
$14,059
Annual Average
$168,703
Employed
490

U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary

Hourly Average
$82
Monthly Average
$14,224
Annual Average
$170,692
Employed
15,200

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Asheville

Hourly Wage
$71.82
Annual Wage
$153,110

Raleigh

Hourly Wage
$75.12
Annual Wage
$162,030

Winston-Salem

Hourly Wage
$86.39
Annual Wage
$190,970

Average Salary Comparison in North Carolina by Profession

Hourly Average
Weekly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Registered Nurse
$31
$1,242
$5,380
$64,559
Nurse Practitioner
$51
$2,031
$8,802
$105,619
Licensed Practical Nurse
$22
$861
$3,731
$44,772
Nurse Anestheist
$81
$3,244
$14,059
$168,703

Registered Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 63,760 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Registered Nurse's wage in North Carolina, at $64,559 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Registered Nurse Salary North Carolina
$31
$5,380
$64,559
63,760
U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary
$33
$5,717
$68,608
1,831,960
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Asheville
$30.34
$65,460
Durham-Chapel Hill
$30.63
$67,030
Fayetteville
$33.40
$69,990
Greensboro-High Point
$30.78
$66,710
Greenville
$30.49
$64,380
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$28.35
$59,890
Jacksonville
$29.94
$64,030
New Bern
$28.60
$60,430
Raleigh
$30.78
$64,860
Rocky Mount
$28.93
$61,260
Wilmington
$29.07
$61,600
Winston-Salem
$32.35
$69,070

Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 2,870 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in North Carolina, at $105,619 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Practitioner Salary North Carolina
$51
$8,802
$105,619
2,870
U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary
$51
$8,893
$106,718
103,180
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Asheville
$47.73
$100,940
Burlington
$55.25
$114,290
Durham-Chapel Hill
$49.39
$102,930
Fayetteville
$49.08
$111,500
Goldsboro
$46.75
$100,040
Greensboro-High Point
$49.92
$106,630
Greenville
$49.24
$106,150
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$47.71
$105,290
Jacksonville
$50.60
$104,490
New Bern
$46.15
$100,460
Raleigh
$49.16
$101,680
Wilmington
$53.17
$119,100
Winston-Salem
$46.40
$99,550

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 11,020 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in North Carolina, at $44,772 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Licensed Practical Nurse Salary North Carolina
$22
$3,731
$44,772
11,020
U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary
$22
$3,781
$45,368
420,690
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Asheville
$21.33
$44,000
Burlington
$23.20
$49,680
Durham-Chapel Hill
$22.72
$47,540
Fayetteville
$22.18
$45,430
Goldsboro
$21.16
$43,180
Greensboro-High Point
$20.46
$42,670
Greenville
$21.81
$44,680
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$22.04
$45,860
Jacksonville
$19.88
$42,140
New Bern
$19.64
$40,860
Raleigh
$21.86
$45,120
Rocky Mount
$22.27
$46,760
Wilmington
$21.48
$44,240
Winston-Salem
$21.53
$44,650

Nurse Anestheist Salary in North Carolina

Approximately 490 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of North Carolina. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in North Carolina, at $168,703 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Anestheist Salary North Carolina
$81
$14,059
$168,703
490
U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary
$82
$14,224
$170,692
15,200
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Asheville
$71.82
$153,110
Raleigh
$75.12
$162,030
Winston-Salem
$86.39
$190,970