Average Psychiatric Nurse RN Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $65,380.00/year

The average annual salary of Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $65,380.00


The starting salary of Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is between $37,987.00 and $44,690.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $88,560.00 and $101,844.00.

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Average Hourly Pay - $41.45/hour

The average hourly pay of Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is $41.45.


The starting hourly rate is between $27.00 and $32.24 for Psychiatric Nurse (RN) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $52.32 and $60.00.

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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $65,380.00
  • Hourly Pay : $41.45
  • Weekly Pay : $1,197.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,395.00
  • Monthly Salary : $5,189.00

Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Psychiatric Nurse (RN). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown via chart, female employees are involved 100% in contrast with male who possibly are not a part of this profession.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Psychiatric Nurse (RN) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Psychiatric Nurse (RN) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $35.53.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $0.42 which would give a total wage of CAD35.95.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $43.67.

And finally, once the Psychiatric Nurse (RN) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $47.34.

Prominent Skills Affecting Psychiatric Nurse (RN) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Psychiatric Nurse (RN)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Psychiatric Nurse (RN) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Psychiatric Nurse (RN) is Patient Education which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 24% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Patient Education.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Psychiatric with 1%. It can be said that Psychiatric skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Psychiatric Nurse (RN). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $54,919.00 whereas the highest earning is $75,841.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $75,841.00 at 16%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 16% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 11% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 5% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 16% more than the average salary.

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