Career Resources

The AORN Career Center is the one employment site with resources specifically designed for the perioperative job seeker.

Career Advice

Read articles to assist you with your job search and career advancement.

Salary Survey and Calculator

Looking for a higher-paying job or wanting to negotiate a raise? Discover your paycheck potential with AORN's Salary Calculator.

Each year A...

Career Coaching Services

The AORN Career Center is now partnering with Dr. Quinlan and offering private career coaching sessions.

Build Your Resume

We've compiled a list of resources for building your perioperative nursing resume.

Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Whether you are going back to school or looking to attend a conference for continuing education, we are here to support your professional goals and he...

Professional Nursing Organizations

Here's a list of professional nursing organizations that offer professional development resources.



AORN's innovative programs bring perioperative nurse leaders and professionals together for career development, networking and inspiration.


Volunteer members share their time and knowledge to advance AORN's mission as well as their own careers. Through their work with AORN committees, s...

Specialty Assemblies

Specialty assemblies offer you an opportunity to interact with other nursing leaders from across the nation who share an interest in your specialty...

State Councils

State councils are 501(c)(6) professional membership organizations formed to focus on legislative, education, and practice issues affecting the periop...