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Medical Surgical Nursing Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $120,500 $10,041 $2,317 $58
75th Percentile $101,500 $8,458 $1,951 $49
Average $80,230 $6,685 $1,542 $39
25th Percentile $53,500 $4,458 $1,028 $26
$20,500 - $30,999
10% of jobs
$31,000 - $41,499
9% of jobs
$41,500 - $51,999
4% of jobs
$53,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$52,000 - $62,499
6% of jobs
$62,500 - $72,999
8% of jobs
The average salary is $80,230 a year
$73,000 - $83,499
13% of jobs
$83,500 - $93,999
16% of jobs
$101,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$94,000 - $104,499
14% of jobs
$104,500 - $114,999
8% of jobs
$120,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$115,000 - $125,499
4% of jobs
$125,500 - $136,000
3% of jobs

National Average

$20,500 $80,230/year $39/hour $136,000
Medical Surgical Nursing Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Nov 17, 2020, the average annual pay for a Medical Surgical Nursing in the United States is $80,230 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $38.57 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,543/week or $6,686/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $136,000 and as low as $20,500, the majority of Medical Surgical Nursing salaries currently range between $53,500 (25th percentile) to $101,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $120,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Medical Surgical Nursing varies greatly (by as much as $48,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Medical Surgical Nursing job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Medical Surgical Nursing in your area makes on average $82,130 per year, or $1,900 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $80,230. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Medical Surgical Nursing salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Medical Surgical Nursing jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Medical Surgical Nursing on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Medical Surgical Nursing Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Medical Surgical Nursing job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $15,062 (17.2%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $18,682 (20.9%) above the $80,230 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Medical Surgical Nursing job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Medical Surgical Nursing appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and Knik-Fairview, AK, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Medical Surgical Nursing role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$98,913$8,243$1,902$47.55
Berkeley, CA$95,560$7,963$1,838$45.94
Daly City, CA$95,293$7,941$1,833$45.81
Richmond, CA$92,796$7,733$1,785$44.61
Stamford, CT$90,360$7,530$1,738$43.44
Bellevue, WA$90,114$7,509$1,733$43.32
San Francisco, CA$89,336$7,445$1,718$42.95
Brooklyn, NY$88,722$7,394$1,706$42.65
Lakes, AK$88,355$7,363$1,699$42.48
Knik-Fairview, AK$88,243$7,354$1,697$42.42

Top 5 Best Paying Related Medical Surgical Nursing Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Medical Surgical Nursing job category that pay more per year than a typical Medical Surgical Nursing salary. Top examples of these roles include: Technical Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, and Surgical First Assist.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Medical Surgical Nursing jobs, with a range of just $33,383 (34.4%) to $80,082 (66.6%) more than the average Medical Surgical Nursing salary of $80,230.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Technical Surgeon$160,312$13,359$3,083$77.07
Surgical Oncologist$139,052$11,588$2,674$66.85
Surgical First Assist$126,618$10,552$2,435$60.87
OR Nurse Manager$114,234$9,520$2,197$54.92
Operating Room Travel Nurse$113,613$9,468$2,185$54.62
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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