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2023 Registered Nursing Salary

There are about 1,068,224 students enrolled in Registered Nursing in the USA.

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College is a major investment for most students. It is critical to be confident you boost your future earning power. Therefore, we hope the following job placement and income information help you make an informed decision when electing your focus.

Fresh out of university, Registered Nursing graduates take in $72,174 per year on average, making them the 13th highest earning graduates. Further into their professions, they generally bring home something between $38,921 and $94,940, but average roughly $60,959. Just so you know, that's 58% greater than the American average.

The most popular job title for a Registered Nursing graduate is Clinical Research Nurse, which commonly earn roughly $49,000; next are Nurse and Home Health Nurse, which often make near $42,000 and $47,000 respectively.

The Far West has the best paid Registered Nursing graduates. The most well paid state for Registered Nursing graduates is HI. California Collegiate Athletic Association has the highest grossing Registered Nursing graduates of any conference..

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