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25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

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20. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
> Median annual salary: $90,370
> Total no. of registered nurses: 22,690
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $41,370
> Largest hospital: Oregon Health & Science University Hospital

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19. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
> Median annual salary: $90,490
> Total no. of registered nurses: 740
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $38,720
> Largest hospital: Maui Memorial Medical Center

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18. Urban Honolulu, HI
> Median annual salary: $91,040
> Total no. of registered nurses: 8,940
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $41,030
> Largest hospital: Kapiolani Medical Center

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17. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA
> Median annual salary: $91,170
> Total no. of registered nurses: 23,340
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $41,190
> Largest hospital: Sharp Memorial Hospital

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16. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA
> Median annual salary: $94,220
> Total no. of registered nurses: 44,890
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $52,770
> Largest hospital: Massachusetts General Hospital

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