R273,778
Avg. Salary
R148
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room is R148 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room is R273,778 per year.

10%
R98.63
10%
R147.99
50%
R202.13
90%
90%
MEDIAN R147.99
10%
R182k
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R274k
50%
R391k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R273,778
R182,195 - R391,336
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MEDIAN: R273,778
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R98.63 - R202
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MEDIAN: R148
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R0R407K
Salary R182,195 - R391,336
Bonus R12,723 - R36,026
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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R189,454 - R407,239
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 159
Hourly Data R0R205
Hourly Rate R98.63 - R202
Overtime R14.79 - R205
Annual Data R0R407K
Bonus R12,723 - R36,026
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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R189,454 - R407,239
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

An operating room registered nurse, also known as a perioperative nurse, cares for patients at all stages of operative care (before, during, and after surgery). There are three areas of the operating room in which such a nurse might focus: circulating, scrub nurse, and first assistant.

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Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Tasks
  • Monitor patients for signs of complications during and after operating procedures.
  • Track patients' vital signs during operations.
  • Supervise surgical technologists and medical assistants during surgeries.
  • Provide education to patients and their families about the recovery process.

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R206,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R257,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R294,000 based on 57 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R277,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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-12%

National Average: R287,631

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room?

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in mpumalanga:
"Satisfying."
Pros: Working with patients
Cons: The hours we work

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Cape Town:
"Long hours."
Focus on the patient.Identification of the patient and procedure . Be the advocate for the patient that always comes first.Maintain basic nursing care eg . Washing of hands to avoid infection to be spread. Document all doctors rounds, patient care, radiologist, physiotherapist reports etc.Remember if its not written not done.Work within your scope of practice unless under direct supervision of a senior sister or nurse. Keep you self healthy and foremost in positive mindset always.Keep your problems to yourself and do not relay your own health experience onto the patient.

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Pretoria:
"It is a place with many oportunities if you are a hard worke."
Pros: The atmosphere.
Cons: How difficult to get into something.

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room in Port Elizabeth:
"That I would love it."
Work hard and learn everything u could when in theatre.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Salaries

▲2%

National Average
R288,000

▼4%

▼11%

▼28%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 32%