Operating Room Nurses

As an Operating Room nurse, your skills are in high demand at prestigious facilities all over the country. OR Nursing Jobs generally include a variety of roles that assist in preparing and assisting a patient during a surgical procedure.

There are many sub-specialties available to Operating Room nurses, including working as a scrub nurse or working in the CVOR and other surgical units that specialize in specific surgeries.

Salary Information for Operating Room Nurses

Since hospitals around the country are in urgent need of Operating Room nurses, experienced RNs can command top pay for their skills. Salaries for OR nurses vary depending on experience, location and facility, but the median salary continues to grow year over year. The average salary for Operating Room Nurses as of January 2013 was $69,576, and traveling OR nurses can expect to make at least as much or more per year plus benefits due to the high need for their expertise and skills at short-staffed facilities throughout the nation.

Here are some of the most recent OR nursing jobs and CVOR nursing jobs for OR nurses and scrub nurses from NurseZone.com's top travel staffing partners. Earn great pay with an OR nurse job while also receiving company-paid housing, day-one benefits and much more-all while enjoying the experience of a lifetime!

If you are an experienced Operating Room nurse looking to enhance your career and earn great pay-check out NurseZone's robust database of Operating Room nurse jobs from top partners. View our featured jobs or try our enhanced OR nurse jobs search today.

Job Outlook for Operating Room Nurses 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, if you're considering becoming an OR nurse the job outlook for all RNs remains strong, with 1,207,400 new registered nurse jobs expected to be created by 2020.

Source: Salary.com U.S. Department of Labor

  1. 1. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $30*
    Connecticut

    There’s no place like New Haven to capture the splendor of each new season. Aside from working at top-rate facilities and earning great pay, traveling health care professionals who come to New Haven enjoy escaping to the quiet, rolling countryside, exploring neighboring villages and enjoying nature’s endless panorama.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  2. 2. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $30*
    Massachusetts

    With its cobblestone streets, elegant brownstones, acres of public greens and gardens and historical attractions, Boston combines the charm of yesteryear with the buzz of a highly sophisticated, modern city. Enjoy the rewarding travel assignments that this New England city has to offer, while indulging in Boston’s old-world ambiance.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  3. 3. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $30*
    Oklahoma

    Located in the heart of the state, Oklahoma’s capital city is alive with endless entertainment options and recreational choices. Home to a prestigious higher education and medical community, Oklahoma City offers travelers great professional opportunities and plenty to see and do in their spare time. Visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art or one of the city’s many performing arts venues for a delightful cultural experience.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  4. 4. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $30*
    Ohio

    Ohio’s past, present and future are well-represented in its big, metropolitan cities and in its smaller, conservative towns. In recent years it has gone from an aging rust-belt state to a center of high technology. The new and old make great sight-seeing attractions. Ohio is home to the largest Amish population in the country as well as to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Be sure to visit the bigger cities of Cleveland and Cincinnati where you can find countless attractions, eateries and some of the best shopping in the state.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

    Apply Now Ohio
  5. 5. Registered Nurse - CVOR     Rate: $32*
    Texas

    From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair. This truly Texas-size city is the ideal destination for traveling health care professionals looking to broaden their skills at highly respected facilities, while enjoying the city’s cosmopolitan flair, renowned arts scene and wide open spaces.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  6. 6. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $31*
    New York

    From Times Square to Greenwich Village to the Upper East Side, “the city that never sleeps” is the top destination for travel nurses in search of non-stop action and rewarding assignments in the heart of the city. Whether strolling through Central Park, shopping on Fifth Avenue or watching a Broadway show, New York City offers unforgettable sights, sounds and experiences at every turn! If you want to enjoy a more relaxed pace, you can take an assignment on Long Island. Rich in history, graced with sweeping sandy beaches and natural beauty, yet within easy commute of the bright lights and big action of New York City, Long Island beckons with its rugged coastline, forests, historic sites and charming seaside villages.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  7. 7. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $35*
    Illinois

    Champaign-Urbana encompasses a large metropolitan area of Illinois and is home to a university and extensive medical network. The area houses a plethora of theatres, including the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts that hosts over 400 performances yearly. For outdoor entertainment and adventure visit the Champaign Park District, featuring over 80 parks and recreation centers.
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

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  8. 8. Registered Nurse - OR     Rate: $34*
    Ohio

    Nestled along the winding banks of the Ohio River and tucked among rolling hills that are home to its many historic and eclectic neighborhoods, the “Queen City of the West” is a major hub of entertainment, business and Midwestern friendliness, as well as top-rate travel assignments at its leading facilities. 
    *Once you apply, ask your recruiter for details.
    New! 15% more on each paycheck with maximum take home pay*
    Daily rate allowed for per diem meals and incidentals*

    Apply Now Ohio