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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room is $25.35 per hour.
Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$39,757 - $75,774
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,278
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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Total Pay (?
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$20.19 - $34.73
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,757 - $75,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$42,297 - $75,928  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.19 - $34.73  
   
Overtime
$25.75 - $51.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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).
)
$42,297 - $75,928  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,388
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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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Chicago
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Houston
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Phoenix
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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Seattle
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Baltimore
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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

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Orthopedics
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Anesthesia
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Open Heart
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Operating Room / OR
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Case Management
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Medicine / Surgery
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National Average
$54,000
Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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Geriatrics
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
18%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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