The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Los Angeles, California is $40.23.
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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)
Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health. To become RNs, they must have an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). Some employers require candidates to have prior experience as an RN. They must have a license from their state's board of nursing. In ord…Read more
Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
- Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
- Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $52.52. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, earning around $48.14 and $43.99, respectively. DaVita Inc. pays the lowest at around $33.76. Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and White Memorial Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $38.26 and $40.38, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medicine / Surgery, Telemetry, Acute Care and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics.
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 $33.94 based on 148 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37.65 based on 558 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43.59 based on 291 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48.79 based on 249 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50.
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