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.
Median Annual Wage: $66,640
Education: Associate's degree (66%); Bachelor's degree (23%); Some college, no degree (11%)
Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related Job Titles: Charge Nurse; Registered Nurse (RN); Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse); Staff Nurse; Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN); Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse); Director of Nursing (DON); Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse); Public Health Nurse (PHN); School Nurse