Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Texas

Labor and delivery nurses in Texas earn an average of $77,663 per year (or $37.34 per hour).

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3% lower than the national average
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Texas labor and delivery nurses earn 3% lower than the national average salary for labor and delivery nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

Labor and delivery nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $97,246 $46
75th Percentile $91,602 $44
Median $75,896 $36
25th Percentile $61,438 $29

80% of Texas labor and delivery nurses earn between $58,679 and $97,246.

Cost-of-living adjusted labor and delivery nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas labor and delivery nurses earn about $78,054 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 labor and delivery nurses

Sugar Land, TX $82,346 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $80,746 per year
Round Rock, TX $79,931 per year
New Braunfels, TX $77,418 per year
El Paso, TX $67,965 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $82,346 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $80,746 average labor and delivery nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses employed.

Labor and delivery nurses salaries in other states

California $123,414 per year
Oregon $100,526 per year
Massachusetts $87,353 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $92,921 per year
New Jersey $93,766 per year
Connecticut $93,737 per year
Minnesota $86,110 per year
Maryland $84,813 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 $77,663 average annual salary, labor and delivery 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 labor and delivery nurses

A labor and delivery nurse works with women before, during and after delivery. They help to educate parents about their new child. Their actual job description varies depending on the hospital's location and size.

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