Average PACU Nurse Salary in Minnesota

PACU nurses in Minnesota earn an average of $87,077 per year (or $41.87 per hour).

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Minnesota PACU nurses earn 0% higher than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

PACU nurse salary range in Minnesota

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $105,295 $50
75th Percentile $102,984 $49
Median $81,968 $39
25th Percentile $77,502 $37

80% of Minnesota PACU nurses earn between $63,056 and $105,295.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Minnesota

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Minnesota PACU nurses earn about $88,314 per year. Cost-of-living in Minnesota is 1% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Minnesota for PACU nurses

Minneapolis, MN $89,834 per year
Rochester, MN $89,606 per year

Minnesota nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is Minneapolis, where the average PACU nurses salary is $89,834 and 41,850 registered nurses are currently employed. The Rochester area comes in second, with a $89,606 average PACU nurse salary and 9,190 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
Maryland $79,159 per year
Arizona $83,542 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Minnesota?

Neurology Nurse $102,345 per year
Blood Management Nurse $100,623 per year
Trauma Nurse $100,071 per year
Nurse Manager $98,688 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $97,720 per year
Research Nurse $97,362 per year
Urology Nurse $96,037 per year
Transplant Nurse $95,766 per year
Renal Nurse $95,766 per year
Infusion Nurse $95,427 per year

At a $87,077 average annual salary, PACU nurses in Minnesota tend to earn less than neurology nurses ($102,345), blood management nurses ($100,623), trauma nurses ($100,071), nurse managers ($98,688), clinical informatics nurses ($97,720), research nurses ($97,362), urology nurses ($96,037), transplant nurses ($95,766), renal nurses ($95,766), and infusion nurses ($95,427).

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