Average Womens Health Nurse Salary in California

Womens health nurses in California earn an average of $135,964 per year (or $65.37 per hour).

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64% higher than the national average
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California womens health nurses earn 64% higher than the national average salary for womens health nurses, at $82,729 (or $39.77 per hour).

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Womens health nurse salary range in California

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $181,600 $87
75th Percentile $170,975 $82
Median $137,434 $66
25th Percentile $108,508 $52

80% of California womens health nurses earn between $85,603 and $181,600.

Cost-of-living adjusted womens health nurse salary in California

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, California womens health nurses earn about $123,156 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 womens health nurses

Santa Clara, CA $170,208 per year
Hayward, CA $166,271 per year
Sacramento, CA $148,563 per year
Fresno, CA $131,392 per year
Lodi, CA $131,140 per year
Los Angeles, CA $127,313 per year
Ventura, CA $125,581 per year
Carlsbad, CA $124,067 per year
Ontario, CA $122,478 per year
Bakersfield, CA $117,423 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where womens health nurses are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average womens health nurses salary is $170,208 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $166,271 average womens health nurse salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

Womens health nurses salaries in other states

Oregon $107,269 per year
Massachusetts $89,114 per year
Washington $88,015 per year
New York $97,052 per year
Nevada $93,738 per year
New Jersey $95,805 per year
Connecticut $83,843 per year
Minnesota $74,499 per year
Maryland $83,870 per year
Arizona $76,859 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
Cath Lab Nurse $135,964 per year
ENT Nurse $135,964 per year
Nurse Educator $130,735 per year
Primary Care Nurse $130,735 per year
Research Nurse $130,212 per year

At a $135,964 average annual salary, womens health nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), and endoscopy nurses ($139,102). They tend to earn more than cath lab nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), nurse educators ($130,735), primary care nurses ($130,735), and research nurses ($130,212).

More about womens health nurses

Women’s health nurses play an important role in providing essential healthcare to women of all ages. They may work with female patients experiencing sexually transmitted diseases or infections, reproductive cancers, and other health conditions.

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