Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salary in Houston, Texas

For Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, hourly average wages total $34.15 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$50,020 - $94,332
(Median)
$50K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,823
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$26.59 - $42.47
(Median)
$27
$34
$42
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,020 - $94,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
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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$55,357 - $94,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$26.59 - $42.47  
   
Overtime
$32.25 - $65.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$55,357 - $94,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $73K. Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $79K. Houston Operating Room Registered Nurses who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $81K.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

Open Heart
up arrow 12%

Orthopedics
up arrow 11%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$73,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 18%
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