Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Los Angeles, California is $40.23.
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Hourly Rate
$29 - $55
$200 - $10,033
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$58,798 - $118,166

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

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.
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)

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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