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Job prospects for RNs are excellent. It is the largest healthcare occupation, and is one of the top 10 occupations for growth according to the Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is faster than the average for all occupations. The 2019 median pay was $77,460 annually, for registered nurses.

Three of the most financially rewarding careers for nurses are Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Nurse Midwife, and Nurse Practitioners. In 2019, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also known as advanced practice registered nurses or APRNs, earned median annual salaries from $181,040 - $108,810. Employment for each of these groups is projected to grow 31 percent from 2014 and 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an average income of $48,500 for licensed practical or vocational nurses.

Below are articles and other job-related resources and tools for you to access as you explore your nursing job opportunities.

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Job Search Sites - Below is a list of websites that specialize in job search and posting for nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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