Average Orthopedics Nurse Salary in Connecticut

Orthopedics nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $96,862 per year (or $46.57 per hour).

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17% higher than the national average
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Connecticut orthopedics nurses earn 17% higher than the national average salary for orthopedics nurses, at $82,750 (or $39.78 per hour).

Orthopedics nurse salary range in Connecticut

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $120,987 $58
75th Percentile $109,105 $52
Median $91,752 $44
25th Percentile $84,553 $40

80% of Connecticut orthopedics nurses earn between $67,255 and $120,987.

Cost-of-living adjusted orthopedics nurse salary in Connecticut

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Connecticut orthopedics nurses earn about $93,677 per year. Cost-of-living in Connecticut is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Connecticut for orthopedics nurses

Stamford, CT $99,510 per year
East Hartford, CT $95,100 per year

Connecticut nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where orthopedics nurses are paid the highest is Stamford, where the average orthopedics nurses salary is $99,510 and 7,250 registered nurses are currently employed. The East Hartford area comes in second, with a $95,100 average orthopedics nurse salary and 11,950 registered nurses employed.

Orthopedics nurses salaries in other states

California $122,368 per year
Oregon $106,122 per year
Massachusetts $105,219 per year
Washington $95,350 per year
New York $97,052 per year
Nevada $90,747 per year
New Jersey $88,823 per year
Minnesota $93,850 per year
Maryland $81,364 per year
Arizona $78,802 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Connecticut?

Neurology Nurse $106,236 per year
Nurse Manager $102,590 per year
PACU Nurse $99,986 per year
Nurse Educator $97,976 per year
Trauma Nurse $97,903 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $97,903 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $97,903 per year
Infusion Nurse $97,903 per year
Research Nurse $97,903 per year
Diabetes Nurse $96,862 per year

At a $96,862 average annual salary, orthopedics nurses in Connecticut tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($106,236), nurse managers ($102,590), PACU nurses ($99,986), nurse educators ($97,976), trauma nurses ($97,903), substance abuse nurses ($97,903), ambulatory nurses ($97,903), infusion nurses ($97,903), and research nurses ($97,903). They tend to earn more than diabetes nurses ($96,862).

More about orthopedics nurses

Orthopedic nurses treat patients who have musculoskeletal issues such as osteoporosis or joint replacement.

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