An Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $33.54 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Emergency Room (ER), Telemetry, Critical Care, Pediatrics, and Cardiology.

$40,547 - $88,308
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$41K
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$88K
MEDIAN: $60,027
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$24.65 - $42.10
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$42
MEDIAN: $33.00
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Salary
$40,547 - $88,308  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
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$49,239 - $89,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.65 - $42.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$30.29 - $76.50  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
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$49,239 - $89,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,360,364
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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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
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Telemetry
up arrow 17%

Critical Care
up arrow 16%

Cardiology
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Pediatrics
up arrow 15%

Acute Care
up arrow 13%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 9%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 8%

National Average
$69,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%

Hospice
up arrow 5%

Psychiatric
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 7%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 10%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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