Average Cath Lab Nurse Salary in California
Cath lab nurses in California earn an average of $135,964 per year (or $65.37 per hour).
California cath lab nurses earn 55% higher than the national average salary for cath lab nurses, at $87,270 (or $41.95 per hour).
Cath lab nurse salary range in California
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of California cath lab nurses earn between $85,603 and $181,600.
Cost-of-living adjusted cath lab nurse salary in California
Adjusted for cost-of-living, California cath lab nurses earn about $123,156 per year. Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.
Cath lab nurses salaries in other states
|Massachusetts||$128,840 per year|
|Washington||$103,662 per year|
|New York||$98,919 per year|
|New Jersey||$91,728 per year|
|Arizona||$87,428 per year|
|Texas||$85,430 per year|
|Illinois||$94,764 per year|
|Virginia||$76,680 per year|
|Pennsylvania||$83,868 per year|
|Michigan||$86,284 per year|
How much do other nurses get paid in California?
|Transport Nurse||$150,607 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$144,331 per year|
|Fertility Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Reproductive Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Endoscopy Nurse||$139,102 per year|
|ENT Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Womens Health Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Primary Care Nurse||$130,735 per year|
|Nurse Educator||$130,735 per year|
|Research Nurse||$130,212 per year|
At a $135,964 average annual salary, cath lab nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), and endoscopy nurses ($139,102). They tend to earn more than ENT nurses ($135,964), womens health nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), nurse educators ($130,735), and research nurses ($130,212).
More about cath lab nurses
A cath lab nurse's role is to help assist doctors and provide care to cardiac patients during the post-catheterization recovery period. Cath labs use imaging equipment designed to examine the heart’s arteries to ensure there is adequate blood flow to and from the heart.