Average Staff Nurse with Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Skills Hourly Pay

$33.69
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$700
Bonus
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Staff Nurse with Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) skills is $33.69.
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$25.17
MEDIAN
$33.69
90%
$45.23
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Hourly Rate
$25 - $45
Bonus
$0 - $1,788
Profit Sharing
$550 - $5,400
Total Pay
$52,144 - $95,123

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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.

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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse

Skills that pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Geriatrics, Telemetry, Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.14 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.74 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.80 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (13.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 274 survey responses.
Early Career
10.6%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
21.2%
Late Career
52.2%