Acute Care Nurses

6.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
13%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9%
by 2030
WAGES
$75,330
or $36.21 hourly
VOLUME
2,986,500
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 13% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Originality
Persuasion
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Acute Care Nurses' job openings is expected to rise 9% by 2030
'Acute Care Nurses' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Acute Care Nurses' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Acute Care Nurses' was $75,330, or $36.21 hourly
'Acute Care Nurses' are paid 79.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 2,986,500 people employed as Acute Care Nurses.
This represents around 2.15% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

SOC Code: 29-1141.01

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