Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room is $25.21 per hour.
Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$39,559 - $75,312
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,804
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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$20.19 - $34.64
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,559 - $75,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,388  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,915  
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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$42,258 - $75,625  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.19 - $34.64  
   
Overtime
$26.20 - $51.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,388  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,915  
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).
)
$42,258 - $75,625  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,448
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Houston
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Phoenix
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Dallas
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Baltimore
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Seattle
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Denver
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San Antonio
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National Average
$54,000
Atlanta
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Indianapolis
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St. Louis
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Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Kansas City:
"Take Every Opportunity."
Learn as many roles (scrub, circulator) as possible and to function in as many surgical services as possible. Take every opportunity to "second scrub" and "second circulate" unfamiliar cases with experienced staff and help in traumas as needed. Take opportunities to participate in committees, etc. To broaden your understanding of your workplace and have input.

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

Nursery
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Orthopedics
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Open Heart
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Operating Room / OR
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Anesthesia
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Case Management
0%
National Average
$54,000
Medicine / Surgery
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Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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Geriatrics
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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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