Average PACU Nurse Salary in Connecticut

PACU nurses in Connecticut earn an average of $99,986 per year (or $48.07 per hour).

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Connecticut PACU nurses earn 15% higher than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

PACU nurse salary range in Connecticut

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $124,890 $60
75th Percentile $112,624 $54
Median $94,712 $45
25th Percentile $87,280 $41

80% of Connecticut PACU nurses earn between $69,424 and $124,890.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Connecticut

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Connecticut PACU nurses earn about $96,699 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 PACU nurses

Stamford, CT $102,720 per year
East Hartford, CT $98,168 per year

Connecticut nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is Stamford, where the average PACU nurses salary is $102,720 and 7,250 registered nurses are currently employed. The East Hartford area comes in second, with a $98,168 average PACU nurse salary and 11,950 registered nurses employed.

PACU nurses salaries in other states

California $127,786 per year
Oregon $105,894 per year
Massachusetts $118,103 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Nevada $89,750 per year
New Jersey $97,843 per year
Minnesota $87,077 per year
Maryland $79,159 per year
Arizona $83,542 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Connecticut?

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

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

More about PACU nurses

A PACU nurse cares for patients who have undergone surgery or are recovering from procedures requiring anesthesia.

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