How much does a Medical Surgical Nurse make?

Updated Apr 28, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$68,584 /yr
Average Base Pay

114,022 salaries

Not enough reports to show salary distribution

$46K

Low

$69K

Average

$102K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Medical Surgical Nurse is $68,584 in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Surgical Nurse salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 114,022 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Surgical Nurse employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Registered Nurse$68,738 /yr
L3
Senior Registered Nurse$73,671 /yr
L4
Leader of Nursing$91,443 /yr
Career Path

How much should you negotiate?

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently.

Analyze Offer

Salaries by Company

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (USD)

Range

Emory Healthcare
3.6

Emory Healthcare

Medical Surgical Nurse - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly
1 salaries
See 1 salaries from all locations

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

Bayfront Health
2.5

Bayfront Health

Medical Surgical Nurse - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Cibola General Hosp

Medical Surgical Nurse - Hourly
About 

$33 -$36

 hourly

$33

$36

$33 - $36 Range

Northwell Health
4.1

Northwell Health

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical

$93,813

 /yr
Range: $76K - $118K

$76K

$118K

$75,762 - $117,970 Range

Novant Health
4

Novant Health

REGISTERED NURSE, MEDICAL-SURGICAL - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $25 - $34

$25

$34

$25 - $34 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $24 - $35

$24

$35

$24 - $35 Range

Tampa General Hospital
4

Tampa General Hospital

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $25 - $26

$25

$26

$25 - $26 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
CHRISTUS Spohn Health System
2.5

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $25 - $37

$25

$37

$25 - $37 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.9

Cleveland Clinic

Medical Surgical RN - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $27 - $38

$27

$38

$27 - $38 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$20 -$42

 hourly

$20

$42

$20 - $42 Range

Banner Health
3.5

Banner Health

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$30 -$48

 hourly

$30

$48

$30 - $48 Range

Northside Hospital
4.4

Northside Hospital

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$25 -$30

 hourly

$25

$30

$25 - $30 Range

Mercy Health
3.7

Mercy Health

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$27 -$35

 hourly

$27

$35

$27 - $35 Range

Renown Health
3.6

Renown Health

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Swedish Medical Center
3.4

Swedish Medical Center

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Hourly
About 

$26 -$30

 hourly

$26

$30

$26 - $30 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.6

Mount Sinai Health System

Medical Surgical RN - Hourly
About 

$35 -$46

 hourly

$35

$46

$35 - $46 Range

Avant Healthcare Professionals
4

Avant Healthcare Professionals

Senior Medical Surgical Unit Staff Nurse
About 

$60K -$65K

$60K

$65K

$60,438 - $65,155 Range

College Hospitals
3.4

College Hospitals

Medical-surgical Nurse
About 

$70K -$77K

$70K

$77K

$70,002 - $76,557 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical
About 

$59K -$65K

$59K

$65K

$59,326 - $64,739 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical
About 

$64K -$69K

$64K

$69K

$63,764 - $69,220 Range

Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 110

Frequently asked questions about Medical Surgical Nurse salaries

The average salary for a Medical Surgical Nurse is $68,584 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 114022 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Surgical Nurse employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Medical Surgical Nurse in United States is $102,182 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Surgical Nurse in United States is $46,033 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Medical Surgical Nurse or planning the next step in your career, find out in our Career hub the career path and salary trajectory of a Medical Surgical Nurse.

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently on our Offer Analyzer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent medical surgical nurse salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$55
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$37
hourly
A Registered Nurse, BSN reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$38
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$38
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$40
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$82,000
per year
A Registered Nurse reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35
hourly
A Nurse reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$42
hourly
A Registered Nurse- Mother/Baby reported making $42 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$42
hourly
A Registered Nurse reported making $42 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.