Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$33.39
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$1,249
Bonus
$1,700
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Houston, Texas is $33.39.
10%
$26.74
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$33.39
90%
$42.14
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Hourly Rate
$27 - $42
Bonus
$104 - $9,609
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $3,052
Total Pay
$54,837 - $90,571
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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Methodist, Memorial Hermann Hospital and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Reported salaries are highest at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center where the average pay is $37.37. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Texas Children's Hospital and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, earning around $36.87 and $35.65, respectively. HCA, Inc. pays the lowest at around $32.16. Memorial Hermann Hospital and Methodist also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $32.48 and $33.09, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Acute Care, Telemetry and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.11 based on 135 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.02 based on 754 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.03 based on 420 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.93 based on 370 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% less), Denver, Colorado (9.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,888 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
39.9%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
11.1%