Average Infectious Disease Nurse Salary in Texas

Infectious disease nurses in Texas earn an average of $73,780 per year (or $35.47 per hour).

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8% lower than the national average
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Texas infectious disease nurses earn 8% lower than the national average salary for infectious disease nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

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Infectious disease nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $92,384 $44
75th Percentile $87,022 $41
Median $72,102 $34
25th Percentile $58,366 $28

80% of Texas infectious disease nurses earn between $55,745 and $92,384.

Cost-of-living adjusted infectious disease nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas infectious disease nurses earn about $74,151 per year. Cost-of-living in Texas is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Texas for infectious disease nurses

Sugar Land, TX $78,228 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $76,708 per year
Round Rock, TX $75,934 per year
New Braunfels, TX $73,547 per year
El Paso, TX $64,567 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infectious disease nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average infectious disease nurses salary is $78,228 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $76,708 average infectious disease nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses employed.

Infectious disease nurses salaries in other states

California $117,139 per year
Massachusetts $103,072 per year
Washington $101,706 per year
New York $91,453 per year
Maryland $81,684 per year
Arizona $93,257 per year
Colorado $83,374 per year
Illinois $81,438 per year
Virginia $77,772 per year
Pennsylvania $79,707 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Texas?

Cath Lab Nurse $85,430 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $85,430 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $85,430 per year
Bariatric Nurse $84,750 per year
Vascular Nurse $84,226 per year
Nurse Manager $84,168 per year
Float Pool Nurse $84,012 per year
OR Nurse $83,488 per year
PACU Nurse $83,488 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,488 per year

At a $73,780 average annual salary, infectious disease nurses in Texas tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($85,430), quality assurance nurses ($85,430), aesthetic nurses ($85,430), bariatric nurses ($84,750), vascular nurses ($84,226), nurse managers ($84,168), float pool nurses ($84,012), OR nurses ($83,488), PACU nurses ($83,488), and transplant nurses ($83,488).

More about infectious disease nurses

Infection control nurses identify and prevent the spread of infectious disesases. They work in numerous healthcare settings to educate patients and providers on best practices. Research and analysis plays a large role in their job duties along with commuication and education.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health