Average Hematology Nurse Salary in California

Hematology nurses in California earn an average of $129,689 per year (or $62.36 per hour).

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54% higher than the national average
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California hematology nurses earn 54% higher than the national average salary for hematology nurses, at $83,960 (or $40.36 per hour).

Hematology nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $173,219 $83
75th Percentile $163,084 $78
Median $131,091 $63
25th Percentile $103,500 $49

80% of California hematology nurses earn between $81,652 and $173,219.

Cost-of-living adjusted hematology nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California hematology nurses earn about $117,472 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 hematology nurses

Santa Clara, CA $162,352 per year
Hayward, CA $158,597 per year
Sacramento, CA $141,706 per year
Fresno, CA $125,328 per year
Lodi, CA $125,087 per year
Los Angeles, CA $121,437 per year
Ventura, CA $119,785 per year
Carlsbad, CA $118,341 per year
Ontario, CA $116,825 per year
Bakersfield, CA $112,003 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where hematology nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average hematology nurses salary is $162,352 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $158,597 average hematology nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Hematology nurses salaries in other states

Massachusetts $85,893 per year
Washington $96,816 per year
New York $98,919 per year
Maryland $90,467 per year
Colorado $77,419 per year
Texas $76,693 per year
Illinois $76,443 per year
Wisconsin $82,650 per year
Pennsylvania $79,799 per year
Michigan $76,350 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
Cath Lab Nurse $135,964 per year
Womens Health Nurse $135,964 per year
ENT Nurse $135,964 per year
Primary Care Nurse $130,735 per year
Nurse Educator $130,735 per year

At a $129,689 average annual salary, hematology nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), reproductive nurses ($142,700), fertility nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), cath lab nurses ($135,964), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), and nurse educators ($130,735).

More about hematology nurses

Hematology nurses work to treat blood and bone marrow disorders. Their role is often paired with oncology, due to the similarities between the two fields.

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