A Registered Nurse (RN) provides hands-on patient care and works with the health care team to provide the best course of treatment. RNs can work in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, medical offices, nursing homes, and other facilities.
RNs must be licensed and typically have a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Associate’s degree in nursing, or a diploma from approved nursing program
Work Experience in Related Occupation: None
Required On the Job Training: None
2019 Median Salary: $73,300 per year or $35.24 per hour
RN jobs are expected to grow +7% from 2019-2029 (above average growth) driven by increasing focus on preventative care, increasing rates of chronic conditions (e.g. diabetes and obesity), and an increasing demand for healthcare from baby boomers.