The Average Salary of a Registered Nurse (RN) in the UAE
Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.
To become RNs, they must have an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). Some employers require candidates to have prior experience as an RN. They must have a license from their state’s board of nursing. In order to administer medications, some states require that RNs pass a medication administration exam. They must follow standards of care and practices. They must be able to use various medical instruments.
They may be required to travel to visit patients at their homes. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. They must follow doctors’ instructions. They may be required to attend various workshop, classes, or conferences to improve their skills as RNs. They must read professional journals to keep themselves up to date with current medical findings and technology. They may have to renew their nursing licenses regularly, depending on the states where they are practicing as RNs. They may be required to train, coach, or mentor new or more junior nurses.
Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
- Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
- Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN) and their Average Salary in the UAE
Medicine / Surgery AED 67,189
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) AED 85,410
Acute Care AED 75,683
Emergency Room (ER) AED 86,145
Pediatrics AED 72,214
Skills in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute Care, Emergency Room (ER) and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery.
An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AED 50,050 based on 17 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AED 60,608 based on 542 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AED 78,333 based on 581 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AED 79,508 based on 249 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AED 80,500.