Dickinson staff nurses can earn a mean salary of just under $47,000 per year. Employers of RNs include St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center, which is within the city limits. Dickinson is a city in western central North Dakota, in Stark County, and is fairly close to Bismarck. A car, if available, is the only way for traveling around the area. Dickinson was founded in 1881, and has a small regional airport with limited service to Denver, Colorado. About one-fifth of the city’s population has not yet attained the age of 18. Nurses seeking continuing study program will find courses at Dickinson State University.