Mar 24, 2015 | 9:02 PM
Nurses attend to a patient at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica. A new study finds that registered nurses who are men earn more than their counterparts who are women. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
When Linda Hippolyte first got into nursing, she thought everyone at her hospital was paid based on their experience and education.
But when she got a peek at other nurses' salaries at Parkview Community Hospital in Riverside, she was in for a surprise.
"You could really see the difference," she said, noting that male nurses seemed to…