Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Los Angeles

Oncology nurses in Los Angeles earn an average of $117,520 per year (or $56.50 per hour).

United States
Los Angeles, CA
38% higher than the national average
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Los Angeles oncology nurses earn 38% higher than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Los Angeles, CA

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $163,846 $78
75th Percentile $132,874 $63
Median $121,700 $58
25th Percentile $100,293 $48

80% of Los Angeles oncology nurses earn between $78,522 and $163,846.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Los Angeles

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Los Angeles oncology nurses earn about $105,022 per year. Cost-of-living in Los Angeles is 11% 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 oncology nurses

Santa Clara, CA $157,115 per year
Hayward, CA $153,481 per year
Sacramento, CA $137,135 per year
Fresno, CA $121,285 per year
Lodi, CA $121,052 per year
Ventura, CA $115,921 per year
Carlsbad, CA $114,524 per year
Ontario, CA $113,056 per year
Bakersfield, CA $108,390 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average oncology nurses salary is $157,115 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $153,481 average oncology nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in Los Angeles, CA?

Transport Nurse $141,024 per year
Transplant Nurse $135,148 per year
Fertility Nurse $133,620 per year
Reproductive Nurse $133,620 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $130,251 per year
Womens Health Nurse $127,313 per year
ENT Nurse $127,313 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $127,313 per year
Primary Care Nurse $122,416 per year
Nurse Educator $122,416 per year

At a $117,520 average annual salary, oncology nurses in Los Angeles tend to earn less than transport nurses ($141,024), transplant nurses ($135,148), fertility nurses ($133,620), reproductive nurses ($133,620), endoscopy nurses ($130,251), womens health nurses ($127,313), ENT nurses ($127,313), cath lab nurses ($127,313), primary care nurses ($122,416), and nurse educators ($122,416).

More about oncology nurses

An oncology nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to patients who are dealing with cancer. They work in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings, and provide care to patients of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include providing education and support to patients and their families, administering chemotherapy and other medications, monitoring patients' response to treatment, and providing symptom management. They may also be involved in coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team, and providing emotional support to patients and their loved ones.

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