Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse in Austin, Texas Salary

How much does a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse make in Austin, TX? In Austin, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse earns an average of $30.25 per hour. This is 2% lower than the national average for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse which is $30.88 per hour. Wages for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse in Austin range from $24.76 per hour to $40.27 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse in Austin ranges from $46,404 to $83,834 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. Women make up 89% of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse workforce in Austin among those reporting. In Austin, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$24.76 - $40.27
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Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $24.76 - $40.27
Overtime $51.23
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $1,200
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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$46,404 - $83,834
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse

A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) registered nurse specializes in the care of newborn babies that are premature or have an illness/other issues that require intensive care. They are part of the team of providers caring for the infant and must work with doctors, certified nurses assistants, and other nurses within the NICU. These nurses are trained to work with three classes of neonatal care; class III is the most severe and usually comprises the newborns in the neonatal intensive care units. An NICU registered nurse often also provides care to the families of their newborn patient. This care can be informal or formal in nature, and it usually is in the form of emotional support and providing information on the care the newborn is receiving. Newborns need around-the-clock care, so NICU registered nurses may work a variety of shifts, both day and night, that may vary from eight to 16 hours long. NICU registered nurses may work in public and private hospitals.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse Tasks

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for assigned patients in the NICU and Newborn Nursery.
  • Performs nursing care of Level II/III NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Perform neonatal assessment of Level II/III NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Meet the standards of Practice for a Level II and Level III NICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in development and implementation of policies and procedures for the NICU that guide and support the provision of services.

About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse Job Listings

Key Stats for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 92%
no benefits
None: