Surgical Nurse Salary

A Surgical Nurse earns an average wage of $29.89 per hour.

$40,547 - $94,604
$41K
$66K
$95K
MEDIAN: $65,536
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$20.36 - $38.24
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$38
MEDIAN: $29.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,547 - $94,604  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$44,017 - $88,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.36 - $38.24  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $58.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$44,017 - $88,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Job Description for Surgical Nurse

Surgical nurses provide care before, during and after surgery, including assisting the surgeon(s) during procedures. They help create and implement a plan for both the care and recovery of patients post-surgery, as well as help prepare patients for surgery and communicate with physicians - including surgeons - during perioperative care. Tasks performed during surgical procedures include handing instruments to the surgeon, providing suction and checking patients' vital signs to ensure they remain stable, among others. After surgery, they must monitor patients for any complications from surgery and quickly take action if complications arise.

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Surgical Nurse Tasks

  • Conduct rounds, recording patient conditions and care provided.
  • Administer medication and other medical care
  • Assess patients condition in surgical unit.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Surgical Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgical Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgical Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Surgical Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 34 salaries. A Surgical Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 18 salaries.

Surgical Nurse Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Surgical Nurse?

Surgical Nurse in Natchitoches:
"Get a bachelor degree."
Go ahead and get a bachelor degree and if you are young , go further and get into anesthesia.

Key Stats for Surgical Nurse

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Surgical Nurse Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 18%