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or $37.30 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
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Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (98)
Social Perceptiveness (78)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Registered Nurses' job openings is expected to rise 6.2% by 2031
'Registered 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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Registered Nurses' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Registered Nurses' was $77,600, or $37.30 hourly
'Registered Nurses' are paid 69.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as registered nurses?
As of 2021 there were 3,047,530 people employed as Registered Nurses within the United States.
This represents around 2.16% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 46 people are employed as Registered Nurses.
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
SOC Code: 29-1141.00
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