Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $33.56 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Emergency Room (ER), Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Telemetry, Critical Care, and Pediatrics.

$40,851 - $88,122
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MEDIAN: $60,497
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$24.74 - $41.97
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MEDIAN: $33.56
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Salary
$40,851 - $88,122  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
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$49,552 - $89,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$24.74 - $41.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$31.71 - $79.49  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
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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$49,552 - $89,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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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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Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
▲21%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲19%

Telemetry
▲18%

Cardiology
▲16%

Critical Care
▲16%

Pediatrics
▲16%

Acute Care
▲14%

Medicine / Surgery
▲8%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲4%

National Average
$69,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▼2%

Psychiatric
▼2%

Geriatrics
▼3%

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Hospice
▼4%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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