Average PACU Nurse Salary in Virginia

PACU nurses in Virginia earn an average of $82,431 per year (or $39.64 per hour).

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5% lower than the national average
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Virginia PACU nurses earn 5% lower than the national average salary for PACU nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).

PACU nurse salary range in Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $108,564 $52
75th Percentile $93,557 $44
Median $82,667 $39
25th Percentile $66,359 $31

80% of Virginia PACU nurses earn between $63,607 and $108,564.

Cost-of-living adjusted PACU nurse salary in Virginia

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia PACU nurses earn about $81,614 per year. Cost-of-living in Virginia is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Virginia for PACU nurses

Richmond, VA $82,710 per year
Norfolk, VA $81,022 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where PACU nurses are paid the highest is Richmond, where the average PACU nurses salary is $82,710 and 12,910 registered nurses are currently employed. The Norfolk area comes in second, with a $81,022 average PACU nurse salary and 14,330 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 Virginia?

Renal Nurse $86,265 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,693 per year
Research Nurse $84,348 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $83,312 per year
Infection Control Nurse $82,431 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $81,395 per year
Oncology Nurse $81,089 per year
Pain Management Nurse $80,514 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $80,514 per year
Nurse Manager $80,514 per year

At a $82,431 average annual salary, PACU nurses in Virginia tend to earn less than renal nurses ($86,265), radiology nurses ($84,693), research nurses ($84,348), and clinical informatics nurses ($83,312). They tend to earn more than infection control nurses ($82,431), quality assurance nurses ($81,395), oncology nurses ($81,089), pain management nurses ($80,514), occupational health nurses ($80,514), and nurse managers ($80,514).

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