Average Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Salary in Texas

Pediatric critical care nurses in Texas earn an average of $76,343 per year (or $36.71 per hour).

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6% lower than the national average
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Texas pediatric critical care nurses earn 6% lower than the national average salary for pediatric critical care nurses, at $81,488 (or $39.17 per hour).

Pediatric critical care nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $95,593 $45
75th Percentile $90,045 $43
Median $74,606 $35
25th Percentile $60,393 $29

80% of Texas pediatric critical care nurses earn between $57,682 and $95,593.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric critical care nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas pediatric critical care nurses earn about $76,727 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 pediatric critical care nurses

Sugar Land, TX $80,946 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $79,373 per year
Round Rock, TX $78,572 per year
New Braunfels, TX $76,102 per year
El Paso, TX $66,810 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric critical care nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average pediatric critical care nurses salary is $80,946 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $79,373 average pediatric critical care nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric critical care nurses salaries in other states

California $115,047 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $103,711 per year
Maryland $87,640 per year
Arizona $79,657 per year
Illinois $84,893 per year
Virginia $80,034 per year
Pennsylvania $74,146 per year
Georgia $67,890 per year
Florida $70,396 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Texas?

Cath Lab Nurse $85,430 per year
Quality Assurance 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
PACU Nurse $83,488 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,488 per year

At a $76,343 average annual salary, pediatric critical care nurses in Texas tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($85,430), quality assurance nurses ($85,430), aesthetic nurses ($85,430), bariatric nurses ($84,750), vascular nurses ($84,226), nurse managers ($84,168), float pool nurses ($84,012), OR nurses ($83,488), PACU nurses ($83,488), and transplant nurses ($83,488).

More about pediatric critical care nurses

PICU nurses treat severely ill children who require the highest level of medical care. Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit need monitoring and frequent interventions.

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