Average OR Nurse Salary in Colorado

OR nurses in Colorado earn an average of $89,330 per year (or $42.94 per hour).

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5% higher than the national average
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Colorado OR nurses earn 5% higher than the national average salary for OR nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

OR nurse salary range in Colorado

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $111,698 $53
75th Percentile $105,442 $50
Median $86,450 $41
25th Percentile $77,160 $37

80% of Colorado OR nurses earn between $67,050 and $111,698.

Cost-of-living adjusted OR nurse salary in Colorado

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado OR nurses earn about $86,812 per year. Cost-of-living in Colorado is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for OR nurses

Denver, CO $91,755 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where OR nurses are paid the highest is Denver, where the average OR nurses salary is $91,755 and 27,860 registered nurses are currently employed.

OR nurses salaries in other states

California $127,597 per year
Oregon $113,329 per year
Massachusetts $95,932 per year
Washington $91,927 per year
New York $94,719 per year
Nevada $85,761 per year
New Jersey $95,805 per year
Connecticut $91,654 per year
Minnesota $85,142 per year
Maryland $81,043 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Colorado?

Clinical Informatics Nurse $114,143 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $92,307 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $92,307 per year
Dialysis Nurse $90,322 per year
Radiology Nurse $86,352 per year
Nurse Manager $85,359 per year
Diabetes Nurse $83,374 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $83,374 per year
Primary Care Nurse $83,374 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,374 per year

At a $89,330 average annual salary, OR nurses in Colorado tend to earn less than clinical informatics nurses ($114,143), quality assurance nurses ($92,307), aesthetic nurses ($92,307), and dialysis nurses ($90,322). They tend to earn more than radiology nurses ($86,352), nurse managers ($85,359), diabetes nurses ($83,374), substance abuse nurses ($83,374), primary care nurses ($83,374), and transplant nurses ($83,374).

More about OR nurses

An OR nurse is part of the surgical team in the operating room. They take care of patients prior to, during, and after surgery. The OR nurse is responsible for patient safety and makes sure the surgical team have what they need.

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