A Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $38.51 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Critical Care.

$43,243 - $98,192
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$98K
MEDIAN: $63,179
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$26.37 - $50.70
(Median)
$26
$39
$51
MEDIAN: $38.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,243 - $98,192  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $4,966  
Total Pay (?
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$51,840 - $105,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$26.37 - $50.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$32.17 - $75.12  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$98.63 - $4,966  
   
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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$51,840 - $105,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 392
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries



up arrow 16%


Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 10%





Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

National Average
$79,000

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Psychiatric
up arrow 13%

Geriatrics
up arrow 15%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

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: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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