Average Pediatric Emergency Nurse Salary in California

Pediatric emergency nurses in California earn an average of $115,047 per year (or $55.32 per hour).

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39% higher than the national average
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California pediatric emergency nurses earn 39% higher than the national average salary for pediatric emergency nurses, at $82,750 (or $39.78 per hour).

Pediatric emergency nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $153,662 $73
75th Percentile $144,671 $69
Median $116,290 $55
25th Percentile $91,815 $44

80% of California pediatric emergency nurses earn between $72,433 and $153,662.

Cost-of-living adjusted pediatric emergency nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California pediatric emergency nurses earn about $104,209 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 pediatric emergency nurses

Santa Clara, CA $144,022 per year
Hayward, CA $140,691 per year
Sacramento, CA $125,707 per year
Fresno, CA $111,178 per year
Lodi, CA $110,964 per year
Los Angeles, CA $107,726 per year
Ventura, CA $106,260 per year
Carlsbad, CA $104,980 per year
Ontario, CA $103,635 per year
Bakersfield, CA $99,358 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where pediatric emergency nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average pediatric emergency nurses salary is $144,022 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $140,691 average pediatric emergency nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Pediatric emergency nurses salaries in other states

Massachusetts $98,004 per year
New York $91,453 per year
Nevada $94,736 per year
New Jersey $81,536 per year
Minnesota $82,240 per year
Maryland $76,331 per year
Texas $77,663 per year
Illinois $76,009 per year
Pennsylvania $74,980 per year
Michigan $69,448 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 $115,047 average annual salary, pediatric emergency 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 pediatric emergency nurses

Pediatric emergency nurses treat children, providing emergency medical care when they have acute medical conditions or injuries.

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