Average PACU Nurse Salary in Texas

PACU nurses in Texas earn an average of $83,488 per year (or $40.14 per hour).

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3% lower than the national average
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Texas PACU nurses earn 3% lower than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

PACU nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $104,540 $50
75th Percentile $98,472 $47
Median $81,589 $39
25th Percentile $66,045 $31

80% of Texas PACU nurses earn between $63,080 and $104,540.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas PACU nurses earn about $83,908 per year. Cost-of-living in Texas is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Texas for PACU nurses

Sugar Land, TX $88,521 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $86,801 per year
Round Rock, TX $85,926 per year
New Braunfels, TX $83,224 per year
El Paso, TX $73,063 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average PACU nurses salary is $88,521 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $86,801 average PACU nurse salary and 62,840 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 Texas?

Quality Assurance Nurse $85,430 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $85,430 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $85,430 per year
Bariatric Nurse $84,750 per year
Vascular Nurse $84,226 per year
Nurse Manager $84,168 per year
Float Pool Nurse $84,012 per year
OR Nurse $83,488 per year
Transport Nurse $83,488 per year
Womens Health Nurse $83,488 per year

At a $83,488 average annual salary, PACU nurses in Texas tend to earn less than quality assurance nurses ($85,430), cath lab nurses ($85,430), aesthetic nurses ($85,430), bariatric nurses ($84,750), vascular nurses ($84,226), nurse managers ($84,168), and float pool nurses ($84,012). They tend to earn more than OR nurses ($83,488), transport nurses ($83,488), and womens health nurses ($83,488).

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