Salary for a Registered Nurse in Texas - TX

Texas Registered Nurses Salaries

The average Texas RN salary is $58,900.  According to the Texas Workforce, in the next seven to ten year, Texas will need approximately 138,000 Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Nurses Aides, placing the need for registered nurses in high demand.  

Below are the average salary ranges for registered nurses in major Texas cities.

  • Austin $64,000
  • Fort Worth $59,000
  • Corpus Christi $63,000
  • Houston $71,000
  • Dallas $67,000
  • El Paso $61,000
  • Amarillo $68,000
  • Waco $75,000
  • San Antonio $60,000
  • Galveston $63,000


Nursing Organizations in the Texas

Texas Nurses Association – Texas affiliate of American Nurses Association
7600 Burnet Road, Ste. 440
Austin, TX

  • Its mission is to advance the nursing profession through leadership, advocacy and innovation.   

Texas Organization of Nurse Executives
PO Box 26496
Austin, TX  78755-6496

  • Its mission is to help shape Texas healthcare through nursing leadership. 

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