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Top 10 Best Paying States for Nursing

Nurses are one of the most in demand professions in America. By 2016, there will be a need for more than 1,000,000 nurses in the United States. Check out the 10 best places to be a nurse based on salary and job openings:*

StateAnnual Mean WageHourly Mean Wage
California$96,980$46.62
Hawaii$85,380$41.05
Massachusetts$83,720$40.25
Alaska$83,640$40.21
Oregon$80,440$38.67
Nevada$78,800$37.89
New Jersey$77,360$37.19
Washington$76,420$36.74
Connecticut$76,280$36.67
New York$75,470$36.29

Prepare Yourself for Career Advancement

The online Master of Science in Nursing program at Benedictine University positions you for career advancement through two choices of specialization: Nurse Executive Leader and Nurse Educator. Both concentrations prepare students academically to sit for additional certification exams. Visit us at online.ben.edu/msn to learn more or call us today at (866) 295-3104.

References

*Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm#st