Average OR Nurse Salary in Texas

OR nurses in Texas earn an average of $83,488 per year (or $40.14 per hour).

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1% lower than the national average
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Texas OR nurses earn 1% lower than the national average salary for OR nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

OR nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $104,540 $50
75th Percentile $98,472 $47
Median $81,589 $39
25th Percentile $66,045 $31

80% of Texas OR nurses earn between $63,080 and $104,540.

Cost-of-living adjusted OR nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas OR nurses earn about $83,908 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 OR nurses

Sugar Land, TX $88,521 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $86,801 per year
Round Rock, TX $85,926 per year
New Braunfels, TX $83,224 per year
El Paso, TX $73,063 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where OR nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average OR nurses salary is $88,521 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $86,801 average OR nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses 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 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
PACU Nurse $83,488 per year
Transport Nurse $83,488 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,488 per year

At a $83,488 average annual salary, OR 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), and float pool nurses ($84,012). They tend to earn more than PACU nurses ($83,488), transport nurses ($83,488), and transplant nurses ($83,488).

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