How much do OR Nurses make?

  1. How much do OR nurses make in average and how much in NC?
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  2. 7 Comments

  3. by   MsLeylaBar
    It really depends on what state you are in and how much experience you have, so you should ask in the North Carolina forums.
  4. by   hermes0219
    i made over 120k last year minus the tax.try it here in SF bay area
  5. by   Owensaunt
    NC is tricky. I worked at UNC (FTE and a traveler) and in Raleigh. Cost of living is much higher than pay . In 2000 I started at a WHOPPING $15.25/hr. I hear that the average new grad is now $18-20/hr but a 1 bedroom in a decent complex in atleast $700 not including utilities.
  6. by   suzanne in hawaii
    In Hawaii, on average, as of August it will be 43 per hour, 5.50 per hour for on call.
  7. by   KevinR.N.22
    I work OR in Florida and just graduated in may of '08, I currently pull in $24 an hour, if you work the 11-7 like me add another $5.50.
  8. by   hppysmmr
    Depends on length of being nurse in the hospital.
    Last edit by hppysmmr on Feb 18, '09
  9. by   ornurselink
    AORN has a salary calculator on our site, but you need to be a member to access it: http://www.aorn.org/CareerCenter/SalarySurvey/

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