Average Infusion Nurse Salary in California

Infusion nurses in California earn an average of $127,127 per year (or $61.12 per hour).

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49% higher than the national average
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California infusion nurses earn 49% higher than the national average salary for infusion nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Infusion nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $169,796 $81
75th Percentile $159,862 $76
Median $128,500 $61
25th Percentile $101,455 $48

80% of California infusion nurses earn between $80,038 and $169,796.

Cost-of-living adjusted infusion nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California infusion nurses earn about $115,151 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 infusion nurses

Santa Clara, CA $159,144 per year
Hayward, CA $155,464 per year
Sacramento, CA $138,906 per year
Fresno, CA $122,852 per year
Lodi, CA $122,616 per year
Los Angeles, CA $119,038 per year
Ventura, CA $117,418 per year
Carlsbad, CA $116,003 per year
Ontario, CA $114,516 per year
Bakersfield, CA $109,790 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where infusion nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average infusion nurses salary is $159,144 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $155,464 average infusion nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Infusion nurses salaries in other states

Oregon $98,630 per year
Massachusetts $90,188 per year
Washington $95,838 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $91,495 per year
New Jersey $91,728 per year
Connecticut $97,903 per year
Minnesota $95,427 per year
Maryland $90,213 per year
Arizona $91,314 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
Womens Health Nurse $135,964 per year
ENT 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

At a $127,127 average annual salary, infusion nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), cath lab nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), and nurse educators ($130,735).

More about infusion nurses

An infusion nurse administers medications and therapies through intravenous (IV) lines, midline or central lines, or venous access ports. They can work a variety of settings from hospitals to a patient's home.

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