Registered nurses are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Registered nurses was $63,947 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Registered nurses by wage are Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, and Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers.
Registered nurses are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations
The top 3 locations that employ the most Registered nurses are Rochester City PUMA, MN, Maine, Norwood Park Townships & Chicago CityEdison Park PUMA, IL, and Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Registered nurses are Carr 2 (Sur) PUMA, PR, Carr 2-Carr 129 PUMA, PR, and Albuquerque City (Southeast Heights) PUMA, NM.