Average Staff Nurse Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$35.99
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$1,100
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The average hourly pay for a Staff Nurse in Houston, Texas is $35.99.
10%
$28.47
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$35.99
90%
$44.80
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Hourly Rate
$28 - $45
Bonus
$585 - $6,250
Total Pay
$58,870 - $98,142

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Job Description for Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
The top respondents for the job title Staff Nurse are from the companies Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Memorial Hermann Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Children's Hospital where the average pay is $42.13. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System pays the lowest at around $32.28.

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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse

Skills in Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Labor & Delivery, Birthing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Telemetry and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.89 based on 5 salaries. An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.97 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.65 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.58 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41.
Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (28.0% less), Columbus, Ohio (22.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 165 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
23.0%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
28.5%