Special Report

25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

Source: Thinkstock

10. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA
> Median annual salary: $101,330
> Total no. of registered nurses: 1,810
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $36,170
> Largest hospital: Atascadero State Hospital

Source: Wikimedia Commons

9. Stockton-Lodi, CA
> Median annual salary: $105,840
> Total no. of registered nurses: 4,280
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $35,250
> Largest hospital: Lodi Memorial Hospital

Source: Thinkstock

8. Santa Rosa, CA
> Median annual salary: $106,080
> Total no. of registered nurses: 3,470
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $40,290
> Largest hospital: Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Source: Carl Skaggs / Wikimedia Commons

7. Modesto, CA
> Median annual salary: $107,940
> Total no. of registered nurses: 4,030
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $34,950
> Largest hospital: Memorial Medical Center

Source: Thinkstock

6. Napa, CA
> Median annual salary: $112,580
> Total no. of registered nurses: 1,460
> Median annual salary, all jobs: $39,220
> Largest hospital: Queen of the Valley Med Center

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.