Average PACU Nurse Salary in Missouri

PACU nurses in Missouri earn an average of $72,861 per year (or $35.03 per hour).

United States
16% lower than the national average
Your personal salary estimate
Free from Incredible Health

Missouri PACU nurses earn 16% lower than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

Nurses needed nationwide

Get interview requests, 1-on-1 career support, and more with Incredible Health.

PACU nurse salary range in Missouri

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $101,774 $48
75th Percentile $83,244 $40
Median $66,552 $31
25th Percentile $64,037 $30

80% of Missouri PACU nurses earn between $50,892 and $101,774.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Missouri

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Overall Average

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Missouri PACU nurses earn about $78,769 per year. Cost-of-living in Missouri 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 Missouri for PACU nurses

St. Louis, MO $75,925 per year
Springfield, MO $66,155 per year

Missouri nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is St. Louis, where the average PACU nurses salary is $75,925 and 31,620 registered nurses are currently employed. The Springfield area comes in second, with a $66,155 average PACU nurse salary and 5,980 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 Missouri?

Oncology Nurse $77,120 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $75,700 per year
Blood Management Nurse $75,700 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $75,700 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $75,700 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $74,754 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $73,808 per year
Nurse Manager $72,861 per year
Infection Control Nurse $72,861 per year
Case Management Nurse $72,483 per year

At a $72,861 average annual salary, PACU nurses in Missouri tend to earn less than oncology nurses ($77,120), aesthetic nurses ($75,700), blood management nurses ($75,700), correctional care nurses ($75,700), orthopedics nurses ($75,700), occupational health nurses ($74,754), and quality assurance nurses ($73,808). They tend to earn more than nurse managers ($72,861), infection control nurses ($72,861), and case management nurses ($72,483).

More about PACU nurses

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

Free nursing salary estimate

Get a personalized salary estimate for your location and nursing credentials.

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