Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Salary

A Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $38.85 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Oncology, Pediatrics, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Critical Care.

$43,983 - $97,798
$44K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,245
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$26.16 - $50.68
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MEDIAN: $38.85
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,983 - $97,798  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $1,014  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Total Pay (?
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$51,842 - $105,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$26.16 - $50.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$31.15 - $78.19  
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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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$51,842 - $105,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 376

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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)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$79,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▲18%

▲17%

▲17%


▲13%


▲7%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲7%

▲6%


Emergency Room (ER)
▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$79,000

Psychiatric
▼10%

Geriatrics
▼14%

Home Health/Home Care
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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