Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$41.03
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in San Diego, California is $41.03.
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$29.26
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$41.03
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$54.46
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What Do Registered Nurse (RN)s Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Sharp Healthcare, Scrippshealth and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $49.39. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Scrippshealth and Sharp Healthcare, earning around $44.80 and $44.47, respectively. Sharp Grossmont Hospital pays the lowest at around $37.00. Sharp Corporation and Scripps Health Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $41.49 and $41.99, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

Skills in Medicine / Surgery, Telemetry, Acute Care, Critical Care and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)s?

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 $34.32 based on 72 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.00 based on 281 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42.87 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46.19 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 754 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
37.3%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
22.5%
Late Career
12.7%