Special Report

25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

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15. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
> Median annual salary: $94,350
> Total no. of registered nurses: 27,090
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $35,450
> Largest hospital: Riverside Community Hospital

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14. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
> Median annual salary: $94,640
> Total no. of registered nurses: 4,470
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $38,420
> Largest hospital: Community Memorial Hospital of San Buenaventura

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13. Redding, CA
> Median annual salary: $97,030
> Total no. of registered nurses: 1,760
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $35,460
> Largest hospital: Mercy Medical Center Redding

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12. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
> Median annual salary: $98,240
> Total no. of registered nurses: 2,700
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $37,900
> Largest hospital: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

11. Merced, CA
> Median annual salary: $99,860
> Total no. of registered nurses: 840
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $34,280
> Largest hospital: Mercy Medical Center Merced

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