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Bay Area Nursing Salaries

  1. 0 Hey there California nurses. I am planning on moving to the Bay Area spring of 2013. I am NOT a new graduate nurse. I have been working the last 2 years as and emergency room nurse in a level 1 trauma center. I work with every kind of patient from barely alive trauma patients straight off the helicopter, intubated respiratory failure patients, to the patient with a small cut to their pinky finger that thinks they are going to die... Prior to the Emergency Department I worked cardiac step down and am quite comfortable with telemetry, EKG interpretation and hemodynamically unstable patients. All that being said, I'm trying to research what a realistic nursing salary for the Bay Area would be. Various searches online have returned various results. I plan to work in ER or would like to go to Cardiovascular ICU when I get there. Any help with this topic would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanced!
  2. Visit  Levimiller2000 profile page

    About Levimiller2000

    Joined Apr '10; Posts: 7.

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  3. Visit  AN1324 profile page
    with your experience, i wouldn't be surprised if you started off at $50/hour minimum in any Bay Area city. New grads get paid in the low 40's.
  4. Visit  Levimiller2000 profile page
    thanks for the input.
  5. Visit  floydpink profile page
    In San Francisco, $55-65/hour. Other cities might be a little lower.
  6. Visit  ma2lvnn3 profile page
    Depends on the hospital anywhere from 55-70 for the bay area!
  7. Visit  murseBSN profile page
    I landed a new graduate position in San Francisco and am starting in the low 50s/hr. Your salary will undoubtedly be a little higher.

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