How Much do Registered Nurses Make in Connecticut?

Do registered nurses in Connecticut make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Connecticut registered nurses?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $83,440 a year, equivalent to $40.12 an hour.

This is 8% more than registered nurses nationwide and 34% more than the typical Connecticut worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Connecticut Registered Nurse Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $53.62 $111,520
75th $46.81 $97,370
50th $39.24 $81,630
25th $33.54 $69,760
10th $28.85 $60,010
Connecticut Registered Nurses Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bridgeport $41.89 $87,120
Danbury $44.41 $92,380
Hartford $39.28 $81,710
New Haven $40.43 $84,100
Norwich $40.69 $84,640
Waterbury $36.63 $76,200
Connecticut Registered Nurse Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $40.12 $83,440
2018 $39.05 $81,220
2017 $38.56 $80,200
2016 $37.63 $78,270
2015 $37.18 $77,330
2014 $36.71 $76,370
2013 $36.67 $76,280
2012 $36.37 $75,660