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 Salary (?
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$39,885 - $77,121
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,963
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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salary (?
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$20.24 - $34.74
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,885 - $77,121  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
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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$42,435 - $75,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.24 - $34.74  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $51.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
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).
)
$42,435 - $75,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,982
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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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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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Orthopedics
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Open Heart
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Case Management
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Operating Room / OR
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Anesthesia
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Medicine / Surgery
0%
Emergency Room (ER)
0%
National Average
$54,000
Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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Geriatrics
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Gender

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Male
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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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