Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Dallas, Texas (United States)

The average Registered Nurse earns approximately $28.17 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $22.44 per hour to $37.82. Career duration and the specific employer each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while about two-thirds get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Dallas Registered Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$42,244 - $82,957
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,713
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Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas Salary (?
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$22.44 - $37.82
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,244 - $82,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,946  
Total Pay (?
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$46,619 - $82,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.44 - $37.82  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $58.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,946  
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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$46,619 - $82,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 791
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas

Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, Baylor Health Care Systems, Medical City Dallas Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and Texas Health Resources are all popular places to work. Though heading up the field in terms of compensation—Texas Health Resources offers the highest median salary at $66,560—pay within the company still varies considerably, starting at $49,623 and reaching $100K. Medical City Dallas Hospital, Baylor Health Care Systems, and Methodist Health Systems also offer top salaries for Registered Nurses in Dallas, Texas. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $63,414, $60,761, and $59,915, respectively.
Baylor Hospital offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $54,000. Other low-paying employers include Parkland Health and Hospital Systems at $56,672 and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas at $59,478, though some Dallas Registered Nurses there earn up to $86K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Registered Nurses in Dallas with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. Starting out, salaries are typically $55K, which grows to $64K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $71K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades on the job, Registered Nurses in Dallas, Texas see salary growth dwindle, averaging $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
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Case Management
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Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 6%
Acute Care
up arrow 4%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Telemetry
up arrow 3%
Nursery
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Cardiology
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National Average
$60,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Home Health/Home Care
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Oncology
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Hospice
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Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%