How much does a Mental Health Nurse make in the United States?

Average Mental Health Nurse Salary

High Confidence

$2,233/week

This is 31% lower than the travel nursing US average of $2,923.

Estimate based on 9065 active jobs in the last 90 days.

Where do Mental Health Nurses get paid the most?

StateAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Maine$2,729$5,472
Iowa$2,653$4,716
New Jersey$2,551$5,217
Rhode Island$2,548$3,760
Missouri$2,507$4,444
Alaska$2,497$4,575
Vermont$2,452$4,270
New Hampshire$2,415$4,236
Illinois$2,382$4,761
Pennsylvania$2,381$4,560

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What cities pay the most for Mental Health Nurse?

CityAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Sleepy Hollow, New York$5,089$5,098
Newark, New Jersey$5,062$5,062
Toms River, New Jersey$5,062$5,062
Plainview, New York$5,046$5,465
Amityville, New York$4,490$5,460
Scottsdale, Arizona$4,436$4,727
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin$4,244$4,244
Monroe, Michigan$4,205$5,027
Sun City, Arizona$4,000$4,000
Cedar Falls, Iowa$3,942$4,716

Top Mental Health Nurse Jobs

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - PsychiatricArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Psychiatric
Waterloo, Iowa
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Nov 813 wks3x12 hrsNightsCOVID19
$3,236/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Psychiatric
Salisbury, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Dec 213 wks3x12 hrsNightsCOVID19
$2,856/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - PsychiatricArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Psychiatric
Savannah, Georgia
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Nov 113 wks3x12 hrsEveningsCOVID19
$2,455/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - PsychiatricStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Psychiatric
Reno, Nevada
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
ASAP13 wks3x12 hrsDays
$2,232/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Mental Healthtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Mental Health
Boston, Massachusetts
trustaff
an hour ago
ASAP13 wks5x8 hrsDays
$2,040/wk
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What are the highest paying Agencies for Mental Health Nurse jobs?

Average Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Aequor Healthcare Services Staffing$5,234$5,234
Tact Medical Staffing$4,176$4,570
Contemporary Healthcare Solutions$3,726$4,392
Gale Healthcare Solutions$3,574$6,829
IntellaPro$3,557$3,557
Sharp Nursing Medical Staffing$3,450$5,000
BSI Solutions$3,276$4,032
Cross Country Nurses$3,252$5,475
Nightingale Nurses$3,222$3,222
GQR Healthcare$3,217$3,217