Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Los Angeles Salary

A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $46.60 per hour.

$29.15 - $69.53
$29
$49
$70
MEDIAN: $48.92
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $29.15 - $69.53
Overtime $51.00
Annual Data $0$143K
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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$61,981 - $143,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

ICU nurses work in the intensive care unit, where patients are in critical and/or rapidly worsening condition. Because of this, an ICU nurse must be even more careful and conscientious in his or her work. The patients that an ICU nurse takes care of are much more fragile than those that another type of nurse may care for. ICU nurses generally work in shifts, which are often quite long and may occur at any time of day. Any nurse needs to be alert during his or her shift, but this is especially true for an ICU nurse, since his or her patients need more immediate attention and even seconds can make a difference in patient condition.

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Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Tasks

  • Assess patient health problems and needs.
  • Administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Pay by Experience for a Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 12 salaries. A Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Salaries

Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
▲4%

National Average
$100,000

Critical Care
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 18%