How Much do Registered Nurses Make in Minnesota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses in Minnesota earn an average of $80,130 a year, equivalent to $38.52 an hour.

This is 3% more than registered nurses nationwide and 43% more than the typical Minnesota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Minnesota Registered Nurse Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $50.48 $105,010
75th $45.15 $93,920
50th $37.77 $78,560
25th $32.33 $67,250
10th $27.44 $57,070
Minnesota Registered Nurses Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Duluth $32.71 $68,040
Mankato $34.02 $70,760
Minneapolis $40.58 $84,400
Rochester $37.25 $77,480
St. Cloud $39.21 $81,560
Minnesota Registered Nurse Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $38.52 $80,130
2018 $37.94 $78,920
2017 $37.28 $77,540
2016 $35.55 $73,940
2015 $34.77 $72,310
2014 $34.35 $71,450
2013 $34.21 $71,160
2012 $34.03 $70,780