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

Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas can expect wages of $33.68 per hour on average. Women account for the majority of Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,226 - $96,347
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,400
10%
50%
90%

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$26.16 - $41.91
(Median)
$26
$34
$42
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$49,226 - $96,347  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,909  
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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$55,119 - $94,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$26.16 - $41.91  
   
Overtime
$37.43 - $65.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,909  
   
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).
)
$55,119 - $94,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $64K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $72K. Operating Room Registered Nurses in Houston, Texas bring in $78K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $80K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Open Heart
up arrow 13%

Orthopedics
up arrow 9%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 5%

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 20%