Average OR Nurse Salary in New Jersey

OR nurses in New Jersey earn an average of $95,805 per year (or $46.06 per hour).

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New Jersey
13% higher than the national average
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New Jersey OR nurses earn 13% higher than the national average salary for OR nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

OR nurse salary range in New Jersey

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $126,034 $60
75th Percentile $106,113 $51
Median $101,146 $48
25th Percentile $83,371 $40

80% of New Jersey OR nurses earn between $75,755 and $126,034.

Cost-of-living adjusted OR nurse salary in New Jersey

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Jersey OR nurses earn about $86,155 per year. Cost-of-living in New Jersey is 11% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

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
Connecticut $91,654 per year
Minnesota $85,142 per year
Maryland $81,043 per year
Arizona $81,600 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in New Jersey?

Radiology Nurse $101,920 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,920 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $99,882 per year
PACU Nurse $97,843 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $97,843 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $96,620 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $95,805 per year
Psychiatric Nurse $95,805 per year
Pain Management Nurse $95,805 per year
Nurse Manager $95,805 per year

At a $95,805 average annual salary, OR nurses in New Jersey tend to earn less than radiology nurses ($101,920), primary care nurses ($101,920), quality assurance nurses ($99,882), PACU nurses ($97,843), gastroenterology nurses ($97,843), and substance abuse nurses ($96,620). They tend to earn more than aesthetic nurses ($95,805), psychiatric nurses ($95,805), pain management nurses ($95,805), and nurse managers ($95,805).

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