Average Neurology Nurse Salary in California

Neurology nurses in California earn an average of $127,556 per year (or $61.33 per hour).

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57% higher than the national average
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California neurology nurses earn 57% higher than the national average salary for neurology nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

Neurology nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $170,369 $81
75th Percentile $160,401 $77
Median $128,934 $61
25th Percentile $101,797 $48

80% of California neurology nurses earn between $80,308 and $170,369.

Cost-of-living adjusted neurology nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California neurology nurses earn about $115,539 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 neurology nurses

Santa Clara, CA $159,681 per year
Hayward, CA $155,988 per year
Sacramento, CA $139,375 per year
Fresno, CA $123,266 per year
Lodi, CA $123,029 per year
Los Angeles, CA $119,439 per year
Ventura, CA $117,814 per year
Carlsbad, CA $116,394 per year
Ontario, CA $114,903 per year
Bakersfield, CA $110,161 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where neurology nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average neurology nurses salary is $159,681 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $155,988 average neurology nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Neurology nurses salaries in other states

Oregon $100,526 per year
Massachusetts $112,735 per year
Washington $86,059 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $96,092 per year
New Jersey $91,728 per year
Connecticut $106,236 per year
Minnesota $102,345 per year
Maryland $75,389 per year
Arizona $78,802 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
Nurse Educator $130,735 per year
Primary Care Nurse $130,735 per year

At a $127,556 average annual salary, neurology 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), nurse educators ($130,735), and primary care nurses ($130,735).

More about neurology nurses

Neuroscience nurses help patients with neurological diseases and disorders. They treat conditions that affect the central nervous system like Alzheimer's or brain injuries.

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