Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salary (United States)

A Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room earns an average wage of $29.53 per hour. A skill in Open Heart is associated with high pay for this job.
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$41,214 - $85,119
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MEDIAN: $59,868
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Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$21.88 - $39.90
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,214 - $85,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
Profit Sharing
$259.76 - $3,844  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,962 - $87,880  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.88 - $39.90  
   
Overtime
$27.60 - $60.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,039  
   
Profit Sharing
$259.76 - $3,844  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,962 - $87,880  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,213
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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

An operating room registered nurse, also known as a perioperative nurse, cares for patients at all stages of operative care (before, during, and after surgery). There are three areas of the operating room in which such a nurse might focus: circulating, scrub nurse, and first assistant.
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Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Tasks
  • Supervise surgical technologists and medical assistants during surgeries.
  • Provide education to patients and their families about the recovery process.
  • Monitor patients for signs of complications during and after operating procedures.
  • Track patients' vital signs during operations.
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Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Reviews

What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room?
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in New York:
"Challenging But Satisfying."
Pros: Adapt never ending learning everyday. Orthopedic operation preparation for scrub is adventurous.a lot of supplement to stand by in case needed by surgeon during operation.
Cons: Roster management by sister-in-charge seem biased to me.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salaries

National Average
$63,000

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

Nursery
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Operating Room / OR
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$63,000
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Acute Care
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Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1151 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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