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51 Top Paying Metros for Nurses

51 Top Paying Metros for Nurses

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Nurses are the most in-demand profession in America. Because of this, you should be able to decide where you want to work. NursingLink has done the research and profiled America’s 51 highest paying metros to help you figure out which city you should work in.

Area name Employment     Annual Median Wage
1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
14,700
$97,070
2. Salinas, CA
2,320
$91,860
3. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA
15,590
$91,420
4. San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA
32,700
$91,370
5. Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division      
17,110
$91,320
6. Modesto, CA
3,050
$87,190
7. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade—Roseville, CA
13,130
$81,850
8. Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division
44,310
$78,480
9. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA
3,190
$77,570
10. Stockton, CA
3,500
$77,130



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