Average Pediatric Nurse Salary in Texas

Pediatric nurses in Texas earn an average of $75,722 per year (or $36.41 per hour).

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3% lower than the national average
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Texas pediatric nurses earn 3% lower than the national average salary for pediatric nurses, at $78,713 (or $37.84 per hour).

Pediatric nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $94,815 $45
75th Percentile $89,312 $42
Median $73,999 $35
25th Percentile $59,902 $28

80% of Texas pediatric nurses earn between $57,212 and $94,815.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas pediatric nurses earn about $76,102 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 nurses

Sugar Land, TX $80,287 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $78,727 per year
Round Rock, TX $77,933 per year
New Braunfels, TX $75,482 per year
El Paso, TX $66,266 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average pediatric nurses salary is $80,287 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $78,727 average pediatric nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric nurses salaries in other states

California $121,322 per year
Hawaii $92,134 per year
Oregon $96,259 per year
Massachusetts $94,482 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $89,587 per year
Nevada $92,941 per year
New Jersey $87,651 per year
Connecticut $85,405 per year
Minnesota $79,937 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 $75,722 average annual salary, pediatric 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 nurses

A pediatric nurse cares for and treats children. On any given day, pediatric RNs may assess adolescent patients and provide evidence-based interventions, administer medication or educate parents and caregivers on wellness practices.

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