Average ENT Nurse Salary in California

ENT nurses in California earn an average of $135,964 per year (or $65.37 per hour).

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59% higher than the national average
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California ENT nurses earn 59% higher than the national average salary for ENT nurses, at $85,272 (or $40.99 per hour).

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ENT nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $181,600 $87
75th Percentile $170,975 $82
Median $137,434 $66
25th Percentile $108,508 $52

80% of California ENT nurses earn between $85,603 and $181,600.

Cost-of-living adjusted ENT nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California ENT 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.

Highest paying cities in California for ENT nurses

Santa Clara, CA $170,208 per year
Hayward, CA $166,271 per year
Sacramento, CA $148,563 per year
Fresno, CA $131,392 per year
Lodi, CA $131,140 per year
Los Angeles, CA $127,313 per year
Ventura, CA $125,581 per year
Carlsbad, CA $124,067 per year
Ontario, CA $122,478 per year
Bakersfield, CA $117,423 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where ENT nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average ENT nurses salary is $170,208 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $166,271 average ENT nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

ENT nurses salaries in other states

New York $90,520 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year
Texas $81,546 per year
Georgia $86,010 per year
Florida $78,218 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in California?

Transport Nurse $150,607 per year
Transplant Nurse $144,331 per year
Reproductive Nurse $142,700 per year
Fertility Nurse $142,700 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $139,102 per year
Womens Health Nurse $135,964 per year
Cath Lab 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, ENT nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), reproductive nurses ($142,700), fertility nurses ($142,700), and endoscopy nurses ($139,102). They tend to earn more than womens health nurses ($135,964), cath lab nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), nurse educators ($130,735), and research nurses ($130,212).

More about ENT nurses

Otorhinolaryngology nurses, also known as ENT nurses, work with partients with ear, nose, or throat issues.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health