Study shows nurses in Hawaii get paid the most in the country compared to other nurses

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Nurse Salary, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 18, 2021 (

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Nurses in Hawaii are paid the most in the country according to

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The study found that nurses in Hawaii make 89% more than other occupations with a total salary of $104,060.

California nurses have the highest pay per hour at $54.44.

South Dakota nurses get the lowest pay per hour at $28.63. found that nurses need to work about 29.5 hours to afford a month’s rent. The national average income requires 42.7 of work to afford rent. Nurses in Hawaii work 33 hours to afford a month’s rent.

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