What Is the Salary for an Austin RN?
Austin is a considerably large, sprawling area with many career opportunities for nurses. As the capital of Texas, and with a population of close to one million, Austin healthcare facilities are competitive when it comes to hiring and tend to offer attractive benefits packages as well as salary. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Texas has the second largest employment for nurses in the country.
Registered Nursing Salary in Austin-Round Rock, TX
|Location||Total Employment||Annual Salary|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||13,540||$70,020|
Table data taken from 2018 BLS (http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm)
The median income for registered nurses is around $70,000 annually or $33.65 hourly. According to indeed.com, the average hourly wage for registered nurses in Austin is $32.31- which roughly meets the national average.
Nurse practitioners are also close to hitting the national average in terms of pay. The BLS reports a median income of $110,930 nationally, and Austin nurse practitioners earn an average of $108,130 annually.
While these figures are averages and estimates, it's important to note that there are many factors that determine a nurse's salary. Some organizations are competitive and offer sign-on bonuses, some may receive annual bonuses, and some may pay more or less depending on experience. Some facilities provide compensation based on collective bargaining agreements and may end up higher than the reported averages. Working in a full or part-time status also makes a difference in pay. Nurses should review each employer's offer before deciding which position best fits their needs.
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