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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
21. Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
20,430
$74,350
22. Northern Mountains Region of California
820
$73,890
23. Vallejo-Fairfield, CA
2,970
$73,830
24. San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA
22,400
$73,780
25. Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division      
17,960
$73,710
26. St. Mary’s County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area
510
$73,310
27. Fresno, CA
5,610
$73,030
28. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA
810
$72,880
29. Yuba City, CA
830
$72,650
30. Chico, CA
1,630
$72,550



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