Average Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas make around $35.22 per hour. Women make up the vast majority of Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$57,684 - $93,700  
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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.


Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $74K. On average, Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $84K on average.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$75,000



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

Pediatrics
up arrow 26%


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 4%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Operating Room / OR
0%

Open Heart
0%

National Average
$75,000

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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