Top 5 countries paying highest salaries to registered nurses

highest salaries for registered nursesWhich are the top five countries that are paying highest salaries to nurses? Have you ever thought of it. We are giving you information based on statistics in 2015 – 2016.

Here we are talking about highest paying countries for Registered Nurses alone. Not regarding Nurse assistant or Licensed Practioner Nurse. There are different criterias for nurses to get registered nurse jobs in different countries.




More regarding getting employed as registered nurse in different countries can be read here – Link

Top 5 countries paying highest salaries for Registered Nurses

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1. United Kingdom – UK

Nurses fall under pay band 5 after getting registered nurse position. For non European candidates, you have to write IELTS academic with 7 in all bands in maximum of two sittings within 6 months. Then CBT and after reaching UK OSCE to become an RN in UK.

Salary details are given in the below image

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For detailed procedures regarding migration to UK – Visit NMC Website

Source for salary detailsClick here




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2. United States of America – USA

For non – European candidates recruitment to USA was live till 2006. Even though there is large number of vacancies available for registered nurses, there is no currently active US recruitment. Some agencies are offering recruitment to US only if you have applied in 2006 – 2008 period. The problem is with retrogressive migration policy of US. But, yes you can enter US for nursing jobs if you are a European candidate (Registered Nurse in any European Country or Canada or Australia).

Stringent recruitment norms are there – Some states in USA requires IELTS, CGFNS and NCLEX RN for getting RN License where as some states require only IELTS and NCLEX RN. Any way your hard work will not be wasted. Nurses are earning handsome money in USA. Details are given below.

As of May 2015, the average annual salary for a RN in US is approximately US$67,490 or Dh247,890.

Source for salary statistics in USAClick Here

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3. Norway

Norway is a Scandinavian country located in Europe. You can apply online to get a license issued form Norwegian Directorate of Health online. But Knowledge of Norwegian Language is mandatory to migrate.

More details regarding Norwegian migration can be viewed here

Average monthly earnings for registered nurses in Norway is NOK 44,900 which is approximately Dh240,393 per year.

Source for salary of RN’s in NorwayClick Here

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4. Canada

You will need IELTS Academic 7 score in all bands and NCLEX RN for applying and migrating as registered nurwe with only one year experience. If you have more years experience and have higher degrees like MSc Nursing, this score varies for migration.

As of 2015, the 10 provincial/territorial RN regulators chose the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) as the provider of the Canadian RN entry-to-practice exam. CRNE has changed to NCLEX RN. If you are applying to practice as RPN, you have to write CPNRE.

More details about migration to Canada as registered nurse – Click Here

As of March 2016, the average annual salary for a registered nurse in Canada is C$57,991 or Dh164,239.

Source for Canada RN Salary Click Here

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5. Australia

For practicing as a registered nurse in Australia, you must have IELTS Academic 7 in all bands along with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – NMBA Registration and visa approval by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australian Immigration Department).

If you are a registered nurse in New Zealand, there are provisions for migration with easier norms.

More details can be read from this website – Click Here

As on March 2016, the average annual salary earned by a registered nurse in Australia is AU$55,016 or Dh148,223

Source for Australia Registered Nurse Salary Click Here




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