A Registered Nurse (RN) in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $37.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Oncology, Critical Care, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$41,462 - $108,271
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$41K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,845
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$26.90 - $51.91
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$27
$38
$52
MEDIAN: $37.00
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Salary
$41,462 - $108,271  
   
Bonus
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$51,940 - $111,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$26.90 - $51.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.63  
Overtime
$26.50 - $75.29  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$850  
   
Total Pay (?
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$51,940 - $111,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 546
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
up arrow 21%

up arrow 18%



Psychiatric
up arrow 9%




Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$78,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%


Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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