Best and Worst Cities for Nurses

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Best Cities for Nurses

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20. Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ
> Median salary, registered nurses: $77,700
> Median salary, all occupations: $37,570
> Health care employment chg. (2010-2016): +18.5% (8,026 to 9,512)
> No. of registered and licensed nurses: 1,900

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19. Bend-Redmond, OR
> Median salary, registered nurses: $91,600
> Median salary, all occupations: $35,910
> Health care employment chg. (2010-2016): +33.8% (8,665 to 11,593)
> No. of registered and licensed nurses: 1,820

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18. Napa, CA
> Median salary, registered nurses: $115,380
> Median salary, all occupations: $39,920
> Health care employment chg. (2010-2016): +32.3% (6,314 to 8,355)
> No. of registered and licensed nurses: 1,640

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17. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Median salary, registered nurses: $139,010
> Median salary, all occupations: $57,540
> Health care employment chg. (2010-2016): +49.0% (77,225 to 115,043)
> No. of registered and licensed nurses: 18,910

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16. Laredo, TX
> Median salary, registered nurses: $67,300
> Median salary, all occupations: $26,760
> Health care employment chg. (2010-2016): +14.7% (13,187 to 15,122)
> No. of registered and licensed nurses: 1,640