Psychiatric Nurse Salary in Ireland

€37,913
per year
per month
€3,160
per month
per year

Psychiatric Nurse - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Psychiatric Nurse is €37,913 gross per year (€3,160 gross per month), which is 14% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
HSE Payscales: A Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nurse can expect an average starting salary of €31,295. The highest salaries can exceed €50,000.
€31,295
Low
€37,913
Average
€50,000
High
€2,610
Low
€3,160
Average
€4,170
High

Psychiatric Nurse Salary Range

Trainee
€22,229
Low
€31,295
Average
€37,913
Experienced
€46,492
High
€50,000
Trainee
€1,850
Low
€2,610
Average
€3,160
Experienced
€3,870
High
€4,170
Among Psychiatric Nurses, early career Mental Health Staff Nurses working for the HSE tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Psychiatric Nurses enjoy the highest salaries.

Psychiatric Nurse - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Director of Nursing, Mental Health Services€81K/year
+113% 
Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health)€63K/year
+65% 
Community Psychiatric Nurse€52K/year
+38% 
Senior Staff Nurse (Mental Health)€50K/year
+32% 
Student Mental Health Nurse€22K/year
 -41%

Psychiatric Nurse - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Psychiatric Nurse with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €33,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Psychiatric Nurse with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €37,000, while an experienced Psychiatric Nurse with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €46,000. Psychiatric Nurses with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €47,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Psychiatric Nurse

Late Career▲ +24%
Experienced▲ +21%
Average Salary€37,913/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -13%

Gender Breakdown

Female
83%
Male
17%

Psychiatric Nurse - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Psychiatric Nurse jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Psychiatric Nurse

How much does a Psychiatric Nurse make in Ireland?
A Psychiatric Nurse in Ireland earns an average of €37,913 gross per year, which is about €3,160 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Psychiatric Nurse updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Psychiatric Nurse in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Psychiatric Nurse in Ireland is around €31,295 gross per year. Early career Mental Health Staff Nurses working for the HSE usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Psychiatric Nurse in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Psychiatric Nurse in Ireland can reach and exceed €50,000 gross per year. Psychiatric Nurses usually have the highest salaries.
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