A Registered Nurse (RN) in Santa Cruz, California earns an average wage of $41.45 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery.

$27.68 - $71.29
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$28
$41
$71
MEDIAN: $41.00
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Hourly Rate
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Overtime
$63.00  
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$53,107 - $149,189  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz County, California
59,946
Male:
30,580 (49.3%)
Female:
31,465 (50.7%)
Santa Cruz (/ˈsæntə ˈkruːz/, Spanish: Holy Cross) is the county seat and largest city of Santa Cruz County, California. As of 2013 the U.S. Census Bureau estimated Santa Cruz's population at 62,864. Situated on the northern edge of Monterey Bay, about 32 mi (51 km) south of San Jose and 75 mi (120 km) south of San Francisco, the city is part of the 12-county San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area. Santa Cruz is known for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline, redwood forests, alternative community lifestyles, and socially liberal leanings. It is also home to the University of California, Santa Cruz, a premier research institution and educational hub, as well as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an oceanfront amusement park operating continuously since 1907. The present-day site of Santa Cruz was the location of Spanish settlement beginning in 1791, including Mission Santa Cruz and the pueblo of Branciforte. Following the Mexican–American War of...
Santa Cruz:
$61,533
California:
$61,489
$1,547
Santa Cruz:
$645,600
California:
$371,400
4.6%

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 53%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 65%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 59%

National Average
$85,000

Psychiatric
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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