10 best paying locations for nurses

The median salary for registered nurses in the U.S. was $73,300 in 2019, according to U.S. News & World Report

The publication used median salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Here are the best paying cities for nurses:

1. San Jose, Calif.: $140,740

2. San Francisco: $138,000

3. Santa Cruz, Calif.: $134,000

4. Salinas, Calif.: $133,580

5. Vallejo, Calif.: $131,970

Here are the best paying states for nurses:

1. California: $113,240

2. Hawaii: $104,060

3. District of Columbia: $94,820

4. Massachusetts: $93,160

5. Oregon: $92,960

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