The average wage for a Nurse Operating Room is $30.50 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$39,266 - $73,407
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,000
10%
50%
90%

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$22.81 - $52.73
(Median)
$23
$30
$53
MEDIAN: $30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,266 - $73,407  
   
Total Pay (?
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$45,504 - $97,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.81 - $52.73  
   
Overtime
$3.30 - $49.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Total Pay (?
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$45,504 - $97,177  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Nurse Operating Room

An operating room nurse is a registered nurse who assists surgeons in an operating room in a hospital or clinic and provides care for patients before, during, and after surgical procedures. They also educate patients regarding their upcoming procedures and assess them on a number of health scales before the operation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Operating Room

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Nurse Operating Room Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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