Special Report

25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

 The best paying places:

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25. Bakersfield, CA
> Median annual salary: $87,800
> Total no. of registered nurses: 4,800
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $34,440
> Largest hospital: Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

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24. Bend-Redmond, OR
> Median annual salary: $88,680
> Total no. of registered nurses: 1,660
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $35,100
> Largest hospital: St. Charles Medical Center

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23. Chico, CA
> Median annual salary: $88,830
> Total no. of registered nurses: 2,360
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $34,310
> Largest hospital: Enloe Medical Center

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22. Danbury, CT
> Median annual salary: $90,090
> Total no. of registered nurses: 1,460
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $41,910
> Largest hospital: Danbury Hospital

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21. Yuba City, CA
> Median annual salary: $90,280
> Total no. of registered nurses: 890
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $35,490
> Largest hospital: Rideout Memorial Hospital

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