Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas Salary

Registered Nurses in Dallas can expect to earn an average of $28.95 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $23.83 per hour and $39.17. The specific employer and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Registered Nurses in Dallas, Texas who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,187 - $84,235
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$84K
MEDIAN: $59,750
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$23.83 - $39.17
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$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,187 - $84,235  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
Profit Sharing
$486.05  
Total Pay (?
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$48,900 - $83,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 209
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.83 - $39.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.05  
Overtime
$12.57 - $59.09  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.05  
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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$48,900 - $83,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 842
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Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, Texas Health Resources, Baylor Health Care Systems, Baylor Hospital, and Parkland Hospital are top-notch employers for Dallas Registered Nurses in this area. Registered Nurses in Dallas, Texas seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Texas Health Resources, where the median salary comes to $77K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($51K) and those starting out ($89K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Dallas Veteren Affairs (VA) Medical Center, Medical City Dallas Hospital, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where Registered Nurses in Dallas typically earn around $74K, $64K, or $62K, respectively.

Dallas Registered Nurses will find the worst pay at Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, where the median salary crawls in at $56K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $75K, leaving little room for growth. Workers at Baylor Hospital, Baylor University Medical Center, and Parkland Hospital also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $57K, $57K, and $58K respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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


For many Dallas Registered Nurses, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $66K. Registered Nurses in Dallas bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. Dallas Registered Nurses who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 17%

Case Management
up arrow 15%


Nursery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
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Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$61,000

Pediatrics
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Oncology
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Home Health/Home Care
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Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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