Salary for a Registered Nurse in North Carolina - NC

North Carolina Registered Nurses Salaries

The average salary of a registered nurse in North Carolina is $52,000, which is very compatible to the national average of $52,330.  The following salaries are for cities in North Carolina with a population of at least 100,000 where there is a high demand for healthcare providers. 

Cary, North Carolina RN Salary - $36,000
Charlotte, North Carolina RN Salary – $55,000
Durham, North Carolina RN Salary - $54,000
Fayetteville, North Carolina RN Salary - $62,000
Greensboro, North Carolina RN Salary - $56,000
Raleigh, North Carolina RN Salary - $61,000
Winston-Salem, North Carolina RN Salary - $57,000


Military Info
Registered Nurses are one of the most sought after medical careers within the military.  The services of a registered nurse are needed in the Air Force, Army, Coastguard and Navy.  Jobs can be found on the ground at military bases and in VA hospitals and clinics as well as in the air and on the sea.  Registered nurses assist physicians administer medications, and provide all around care for the sick.  Given the high number of military bases and VA hospitals in North Carolina, registered nurses in the military here are in demand.   If you desire to combine a career in the military with a career in healthcare, you could join the military as a medic.  This will serve the purpose of military exposure and also provide you with a post 9/11 GI Bill to cover the education necessary to become a registered nurse. 

Military Bases in North Carolina
Camp Lejune
14 McHugh Blvd,
Commander, Marine Corps Base, Attn: Transition Support Services
Camp Lejune, NC 28547-2519
(910) 451-1113

Fort Bragg
HQS XVIII Abn Corps & Fort Bragg, AFZA-CAS-CA
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
(910) 396-0011

MCAS Cherry Point
PSC Box 8009
Cherry Point, NC 28533-0009
(252) 466-2811

MCAS New River
Marine & Family Services, Attn: RAP, PSC Box 21001, MCAS New River
Jacksonville, NC 28545-1001
(910) 451-1113

Pope AFB
829 Armistead Street, 43 MSS/DPF
Pope AFB, NC 28308-2404
(910) 394-1110

Seymour Johnson AFB
4 MSS/DPF, 1200 Wright Brothers Ave, Suite 100
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 27531-2442
(919) 722-1110

USCG Elizabeth City
ISC Portsmouth (PW), 4000 Coast Guard Blvd.
Portsmouth, NC 23703-2199
(252) 335-6229

VA Hospitals in North Carolina
Asheville VA Medical Center
1100 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC 28805
(828) 298-7911

Durham VA Medical Center
508 Fulton Street
Durham, NC 27705
(888) 878-6890

Fayetteville VA Medical Center
2300 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 488-2120

Salisbury – W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 638-9000

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