Registered Nurse salary in California

Average salary
$91,000/yr
Based on 34,812 income tax records
$28,500
$170,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$28,500
$170,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Registered Nurses make?
The average total salary for a Registered Nurse is $91,000 per year. This is based on data from 34,812 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Registered Nurse and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Registered Nurse salary can vary between $28,500 to $170,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Registered Nurse salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Francisco, CA
1,179 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$100K – $148K
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Santa Clara, CA
116 income tax records
$126,500/yr
$90K – $155K
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San Mateo, CA
136 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$99K – $154K
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Brentwood, CA
116 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$85K – $155K
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Daly City, CA
130 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$83K – $146K
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Oakland, CA
379 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$87K – $140K
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Hayward, CA
160 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$73K – $150K
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San Jose, CA
824 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$87K – $150K
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Alameda, CA
106 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$85K – $143K
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Berkeley, CA
100 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$83K – $139K
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San Ramon, CA
101 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$92K – $147K
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Concord, CA
158 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$81K – $139K
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Folsom, CA
174 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$89K – $135K
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Livermore, CA
128 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$83K – $142K
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Walnut Creek, CA
145 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$91K – $136K
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Salinas, CA
120 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$80K – $137K
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Roseville, CA
364 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$82K – $131K
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Santa Rosa, CA
324 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$82K – $134K
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Fremont, CA
138 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$72K – $139K
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Elk Grove, CA
345 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$80K – $131K
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Rocklin, CA
177 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$84K – $130K
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Antioch, CA
106 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$76K – $131K
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Fairfield, CA
187 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$74K – $126K
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Santa Cruz, CA
144 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$75K – $131K
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Tracy, CA
110 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$81K – $141K
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Vacaville, CA
211 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$75K – $130K
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Sacramento, CA
864 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$75K – $122K
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Napa, CA
109 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$75K – $123K
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Petaluma, CA
104 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$68K – $136K
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Santa Monica, CA
113 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$82K – $115K
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Vallejo, CA
133 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$66K – $126K
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Stockton, CA
232 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$66K – $124K
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Beaumont, CA
130 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$69K – $110K
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Redlands, CA
144 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$77K – $105K
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Glendale, CA
127 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$71K – $109K
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Oxnard, CA
116 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$72K – $107K
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Modesto, CA
276 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$68K – $118K
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Chico, CA
224 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$72K – $102K
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Pasadena, CA
129 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$63K – $109K
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Santa Barbara, CA
171 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$66K – $105K
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Los Angeles, CA
1,053 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$65K – $106K
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Simi Valley, CA
113 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$67K – $108K
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Clovis, CA
276 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$70K – $110K
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San Diego, CA
2,254 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$65K – $103K
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Torrance, CA
178 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$73K – $105K
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La Mesa, CA
145 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$56K – $108K
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Ventura, CA
166 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$67K – $104K
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El Cajon, CA
154 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$59K – $105K
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Chula Vista, CA
343 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$66K – $105K
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Valencia, CA
109 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$62K – $99K

Registered Nurse salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Stanford Health Care, California
465 income tax records
$156,500/yr
$137K – $171K
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Lucile Salter Packard, California
259 income tax records
$152,500/yr
$126K – $170K
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El Camino Hospital, California
123 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$118K – $155K
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University Of California Sf, California
318 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$116K – $148K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
204 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$111K – $150K
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The Children's Hospital, California
102 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$110K – $143K
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Marin General Hospital, California
72 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$113K – $139K
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John Muir Health, California
184 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$108K – $149K
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Alameda Health System, California
102 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$100K – $146K
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
1,787 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$103K – $153K
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Sutter Health, California
1,555 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$99K – $138K
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Community Hospital Of The Mont, California
103 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$99K – $134K
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Permanente Medicine, California
1,212 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$81K – $144K
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University Of Southern, California
119 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$83K – $134K
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County Of Santa Clara, California
219 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$89K – $138K
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City Of Hope National Medical, California
107 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$96K – $126K
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Cedars-Sinai, California
327 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$91K – $122K
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St Joseph Health Northern Califo, California
224 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$83K – $131K
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Dignity Health, California
1,232 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$88K – $119K
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Grossmont Hospital, California
193 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$84K – $113K
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US Department Of Defense, California
779 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$72K – $121K
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CHC Payroll, California
434 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$84K – $120K
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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, California
285 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$89K – $116K
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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, California
166 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$85K – $115K
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University Of California, California
805 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$84K – $116K
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State Of California, California
443 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$74K – $111K
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Enloe Medical Center, California
186 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$81K – $102K
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University Of California San Diego, California
193 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$77K – $102K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, California
559 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$75K – $105K
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Long Beach Memorial Med Ctr, California
192 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$76K – $104K
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Torrance Memorial Med Center, California
101 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$74K – $110K
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Scripps Health, California
674 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$76K – $101K
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Palomar Health, California
169 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$71K – $107K
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Loma Linda Univ Medical Center, California
215 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$76K – $100K
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Rady Childrens Hospital, California
230 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$72K – $100K
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DaVita, California
164 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$76K – $103K
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Doctors Med Ctr Modesto, California
203 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$73K – $103K
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Eisenhower Medical Center, California
108 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$64K – $102K
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Mission Hospital Reg Med Ctr, California
124 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$72K – $98K
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Los Angeles County, California
384 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$74K – $96K
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Community Care Health, California
342 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$68K – $98K
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Providence, California
269 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$68K – $96K
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Childrens Hospital Orange Co, California
135 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$74K – $97K
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Kaweah Delta Health Care Dist, California
162 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$64K – $97K
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Riverside County, California
136 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$64K – $105K
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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyter, California
222 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$69K – $90K
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Childrens Hospital Central Ca, California
133 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$66K – $91K
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Antelope Valley Hospital Distric, California
107 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$67K – $92K
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St Joseph Hospital Orange, California
117 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$66K – $89K
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Maxim Healthcare Group, California
122 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$31K – $56K

Registered Nurse demographics in California

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57% are single
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43% are married
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41% have kids
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51% own a home

Registered Nurse salaries by age in California

$0
$26,000
$52,000
$78,000
$104,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Registered Nurses in California

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The average salary for a registered nurse in California is $91,000 per year. Registered nurse salaries in California can vary between $28,500 to $170,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 34,812 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as registered nurse.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for registered nurses in California: Stanford Health Care ($156,500 a year), Lucile Salter Packard ($152,500 a year), and El Camino Hospital ($136,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for registered nurses in California: San Francisco, CA ($129,500 a year), Santa Clara, CA ($126,500 a year), and San Mateo, CA ($124,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.