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RN pay in the Bay Area, CA?

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Has 1 years experience.

Hi everyone! I am a new grad RN in the Bay Area. I was hoping someone could share the starting pay for new grad nurses in hospitals across the Bay Area (Kaiser, Sutter, Stanford, UCSF, El Camino Hospital, SCVMC, etc). I know that if the hospital I unionized then the pay will be posted online, but I’m having trouble finding them. Any insight would be very helpful! 

juan de la cruz, MSN, RN, NP

Specializes in APRN, Adult Critical Care, General Cardiology. Has 29 years experience.

UCSF is posted online, the starting pay for Clinical Nurse 1 is $68.30 per hr:

https://myhr.UCSF.edu/index.php/tpp/tpp_detail on this link just type nurse on the search box.

Kaiser Permanente is not posted online (you have to be an employee to see the wage structure)...but their Staff Nurse 1 starts at $65.05 per hr.

 

Now the question is how do you get in?

Monterey/Salinas area $60 for a new grad, you bump up quickly (within 5 years) to $75

58 minutes ago, fsuao2006 said:

Monterey/Salinas area $60 for a new grad, you bump up quickly (within 5 years) to $75

Which hospital is this?

kim0430

Specializes in Labor and delivery. Has 16 years experience.

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On 9/21/2020 at 9:25 PM, juan de la cruz said:

UCSF is posted online, the starting pay for Clinical Nurse 1 is $68.30 per hr:

https://myhr.UCSF.edu/index.php/tpp/tpp_detail on this link just type nurse on the search box.

Kaiser Permanente is not posted online (you have to be an employee to see the wage structure)...but their Staff Nurse 1 starts at $65.05 per hr.

 

Wow!! And here in FL we are making under $30 an hour with years of experience!! 

Smh 😂

On 9/22/2020 at 9:16 AM, emipn said:

Which hospital is this?

Main hospitals in area: Salinas Valley Memorial and Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula.

Hoosier_RN, MSN

Specializes in dialysis. Has 28 years experience.

12 hours ago, NewRN'16 said:

Wow!! And here in FL we are making under $30 an hour with years of experience!! 

Smh 😂

Yes, but cost of living is triple there as well

Sour Lemon

Has 9 years experience.

17 hours ago, NewRN'16 said:

Wow!! And here in FL we are making under $30 an hour with years of experience!! 

Smh 😂

There's nothing "wow" about it unless you're okay with paying $700,000 for a 500 square foot apartment.

37 minutes ago, Sour Lemon said:

There's nothing "wow" about it unless you're okay with paying $700,000 for a 500 square foot apartment.

Provided you can find the 500 square foot apartment to pay the $700,000 for.

7 hours ago, caliotter3 said:

Provided you can find the 500 square foot apartment to pay the $700,000 for.

I would live in my car for that kind of money 😁

39 minutes ago, NewRN'16 said:

I would live in my car for that kind of money 😁

that's what some of them do. The Bay area, San diego, & LA have very high rents but the bay is the worst.  No one desires to really fix the problem. 

1 hour ago, gcupid said:

that's what some of them do. The Bay area, San diego, & LA have very high rents but the bay is the worst.  No one desires to really fix the problem. 

Oh no, the landlords fix the problem. That is, the problem of their bottom line. They raise the rent as fast and as often as legally possible.

Sour Lemon

Has 9 years experience.

14 hours ago, NewRN'16 said:

I would live in my car for that kind of money 😁

Sounds good, until you see how much a parking spot costs for the month. There's just no winning. 😮

hppygr8ful, ASN, RN, EMT-I

Specializes in Psych, Addictions, SOL (Student of Life). Has 19 years experience.

On 12/13/2020 at 8:39 PM, NewRN'16 said:

Wow!! And here in FL we are making under $30 an hour with years of experience!! 

Smh 😂

You need to bear in mind the high cost of living in California, especially the bay area!

 

On 12/15/2020 at 1:35 PM, hppygr8ful said:

You need to bear in mind the high cost of living in California, especially the bay area!

 

even with the cost of living adjustment, florida is still screwing nurses out of money. 

speedynurse, ADN, RN, EMT-P

Specializes in ER, Pre-Op, PACU.

On 12/14/2020 at 11:50 AM, Hoosier_RN said:

Yes, but cost of living is triple there as well

Oh yes....cost of living is very different in FL vs CA. It all evens out one way or another in all honesty.