Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Bakersfield, California

$37.09
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$2,100
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Bakersfield, California is $37.09.
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$30.12
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$37.09
90%
$51.21
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Hourly Rate
$30 - $51
Bonus
$0 - $2,100
Total Pay
$61,030 - $106,703

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Telemetry, Medicine / Surgery and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Labor & Delivery, Birthing.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $32.60 based on 21 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.05 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.78 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.42 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.5% less), Denver, Colorado (18.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.8%
Early Career
33.1%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
12.0%