Pursuing a career in the medical field in Texas is never a bad idea. With major cities being home to endless high-ranking hospitals, the need for nurses is always high. Houston even has the top-ranked hospital in all of the USA for cancer! If you're on the hunt for a nursing job in the great state of Texas, you can check out this list to see how much a nurse gets paid per hour by Texas city.

Houston

Average Base Pay: $69,729/yr

Highest hourly wage: You can find jobs listed at $88-96 an hour as a Registered Nurse, and Nurse Practitioners can earn $65-69 an hour.

Lowest hourly wage: $24-26 for beginner Charge Nurses and $17-28 an hour for Nursing Assistants.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Average Base Pay: $65,875/yr

Highest hourly wage: $75-87 for a Nurse Practitioner.

Lowest hourly wage: $22-24 for a Charge Nurse and $13-14 for Nursing Assistants.

Austin

Average Base Pay: $60,208/yr

Highest hourly wage: $64-69 for Nursing Practitioners

Lowest hourly wage: $18-21 for a beginner Licensed Practical Nurse and Charge Nurses.

San Antonio

Average Base Pay: $61,268/yr

Highest hourly wage: $69-78 for Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners.

Lowest hourly wage: $16-18 for starting Practioner Nurses, and $11-12 for Nursing Assistants.

El Paso

Average Base Pay: $61,788/yr

Highest hourly wage: $60-70 for Nurse Practitioners.

Lowest hourly wage: $21-23 for Charge Nurses, $11-13 for Nursing Assistants.

Lubbock

Average Base Pay: $55,591/yr

Highest hourly wage: Around $45-54 for a Registered Nurse or a Nurse Practitioner. 

Lowest hourly wage: $19-22 for a Licensed Practical Nurse 

Corpus Christi

Average Base Pay: $60,208/yr

Highest hourly wage: $55-65 for Nurse Practitioners.

Lowest hourly wage: $22-23 for Charge Nurses and Registered Nurses.

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