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Medical Operating Room Nurse Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$85,865 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Operating Room Nurse is $85,865 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Operating Room Nurse is between $60,884 and $106,308. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Operating Room Nurse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Provides nursing assistance to surgical team during surgical procedures.
  • Assures that all equipment is sterilized and inventoried prior to operation.
  • Aids surgical personnel by passing items to them during procedure as directed.
  • Records required details of operation in patient records during time in operating room, including fluids and narcotics administered to patient.
  • Requires RN license.
Medical Operating Room Nurse Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,906,840

Estimated population of Medical Operating Room Nurse jobs: 94,269

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Medical Operating Room Nurse Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Registered Nurse 2 - Operating Room
May 6
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Operating Room Nursing Job Number: 2019-1341 Date Posted: 05/06/2019 Position Type: Nursing-In ... Technical Expertise Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the ...
Operating Room RN
May 22
Zion, USA
Fusion Medical Staffing
Registered Nurse Specialty: Operating Room 13 week Operating Room Registered Nurse travel ... At Fusion Medical, we truly believe that as people taking care of people, together we can do ...
Registered Nurse / RN - Operating Room
May 18
La Porte, United States
Advanced Medical
Advanced Travel Nursing is currently seeking applicants for an open operating room registered nurse (OR RN) job at a top medical facility/hospital in the La Porte area. This high-paying travel nurse ...
Registered Nurse / RN - Operating Room
May 18
Elgin, United States
Advanced Medical
Plan, direct and manage the clinical and operational functions of the Operating Room (OR ... Day One Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance * Meals and Incidentals Stipend * Generous Housing ...
Director of Health and Wellness - RN or LPN
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Artis Senior Living
We offer high quality benefits, including medical and dental, available at just 30 or more hours ... Education/Experience: * RN or LPN * Supervisory experience * Assisted Living Experience is ...
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