Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $34.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Cardiology is associated with high pay for this job.
Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$40,792 - $88,491
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63K
76K
88K
MEDIAN: $62,597
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Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$24.65 - $45.80
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,792 - $88,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
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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$48,966 - $99,724  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.65 - $45.80  
   
Overtime
$30.55 - $75.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
   
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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$48,966 - $99,724  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 13%
Oncology
up arrow 8%
Acute Care
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%
Nursery
up arrow 2%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 4%
Operating Room / OR
up arrow 5%
Hospice
up arrow 9%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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