Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Salary

A Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $39.04 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Oncology, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Pediatrics, and Critical Care.

$44,267 - $98,451
$44K
$67K
$98K
MEDIAN: $66,946
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$26.47 - $51.18
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MEDIAN: $39.04
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,267 - $98,451  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $1,014  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,362 - $106,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$26.47 - $51.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08  
Overtime
$30.87 - $80.37  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$98.63 - $1,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,362 - $106,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 358

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 109 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 53 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲16%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
$80,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries


▲16%


▲14%

▲12%

▲7%


Emergency Room (ER)
▲6%


▲5%

▲4%


National Average
$80,000

Psychiatric
▼9%

Home Health/Home Care
▼16%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 15%