Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Houston, Texas Salary

An average Operating Room Registered Nurse in Houston, Texas can expect to take home roughly $36.08 per hour. Women account for the majority of Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, nearly one in four claim no health benefits at all. Most Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$27.78 - $44.16
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$57,573 - $94,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$27.78 - $44.16  
   
Overtime
$38.16 - $71.23  
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$57,573 - $94,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $68K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $74K. Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $85K. Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $87K.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲12%

National Average
$76,000

▼3%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salaries

Pediatrics
▲23%

Medicine / Surgery
▲6%

▲5%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲2%

Acute Care
▼0%

National Average
$76,000


Open Heart
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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