Average PACU Nurse Salary in Indiana

PACU nurses in Indiana earn an average of $79,304 per year (or $38.13 per hour).

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8% lower than the national average
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Indiana PACU nurses earn 8% lower than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

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PACU nurse salary range in Indiana

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $103,905 $49
75th Percentile $89,388 $42
Median $71,833 $34
25th Percentile $68,978 $33

80% of Indiana PACU nurses earn between $55,716 and $103,905.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Indiana

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Indiana PACU nurses earn about $85,734 per year. Cost-of-living in Indiana is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Indiana for PACU nurses

Anderson, IN $81,710 per year
Fort Wayne, IN $79,166 per year

Indiana nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is Anderson, where the average PACU nurses salary is $81,710 and 25,380 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Wayne area comes in second, with a $79,166 average PACU nurse salary and 5,820 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
Connecticut $99,986 per year
Minnesota $87,077 per year
Maryland $79,159 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Indiana?

Occupational Health Nurse $85,099 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $83,073 per year
NICU Nurse $80,601 per year
Primary Care Nurse $80,540 per year
Transplant Nurse $79,020 per year
Radiology Nurse $78,007 per year
Infusion Nurse $78,007 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $76,994 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $76,994 per year
Float Pool Nurse $75,616 per year

At a $79,304 average annual salary, PACU nurses in Indiana tend to earn less than occupational health nurses ($85,099), gastroenterology nurses ($83,073), NICU nurses ($80,601), and primary care nurses ($80,540). They tend to earn more than transplant nurses ($79,020), radiology nurses ($78,007), infusion nurses ($78,007), correctional care nurses ($76,994), endoscopy nurses ($76,994), and float pool nurses ($75,616).

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