Average Research Nurse Salary in Texas

Research nurses in Texas earn an average of $76,693 per year (or $36.87 per hour).

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11% lower than the national average
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Texas research nurses earn 11% lower than the national average salary for research nurses, at $87,048 (or $41.85 per hour).

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Research nurse salary range in Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $96,031 $46
75th Percentile $90,457 $43
Median $74,948 $36
25th Percentile $60,670 $29

80% of Texas research nurses earn between $57,946 and $96,031.

Cost-of-living adjusted research nurse salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas research nurses earn about $77,078 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 research nurses

Sugar Land, TX $81,316 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $79,736 per year
Round Rock, TX $78,932 per year
New Braunfels, TX $76,450 per year
El Paso, TX $67,116 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where research nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average research nurses salary is $81,316 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $79,736 average research nurse salary and 62,840 registered nurses employed.

Research nurses salaries in other states

California $130,212 per year
Massachusetts $93,623 per year
Washington $90,949 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Connecticut $97,903 per year
Minnesota $97,362 per year
Maryland $87,640 per year
Arizona $93,257 per year
Illinois $85,505 per year
Virginia $84,348 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 $76,693 average annual salary, research 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 research nurses

Research nurses can work in a wide variety of places and are tasked with helping create new medical treatments, medications, and vaccinations.

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