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Posted January 28, 2018 07:14:04 It is not a coincidence that nurses are among the best paid in America.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses earned $83,000 in wages and benefits last year, a nearly 13% increase over the previous year.
They also earned an average of $1,000 more per year than the median worker in the same industry.
Nursing is one of the fastest growing professions in the country.
According the National Nurses United, there were more than 3,000 new nurses in the U.S. in 2019, and the number is expected to grow by more than 25% in 2020.
In the meantime, they’re working harder than ever.
According to the National Institute of Nursing, the average RN earned $55,400 in the 2016 calendar year.
That number rose to $65,200 in 2017, to $75,800 in 2018, and to $85,000 last year.
The average RN earns $73,800 a year.
The National Nursies United said that they’re trying to build the next generation of nurses.
In a statement, they said that it is important that nurses and health care workers in all industries have the opportunity to work as long as they are able.
“We must keep our health care system healthy, safe, and affordable, and we must do so while preserving our professional and educational opportunities,” they said.
“Nurses and other health care professionals are critical to our ability to provide quality care, to keep people safe, to save lives, and help people to achieve the best health outcomes possible.
We know that if we want to build a better economy for all Americans, nurses must be the health care leaders and workers of tomorrow.”
In addition to the wages, the American Medical Association has said that nurses should be paid a living wage, as well as overtime and a 401k.
The nurses union is also fighting to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, which will be an increase from the current $7.25 an hour.
Nurses are not the only ones to receive higher wages, according to a study published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, which said that healthcare workers, nurses, social workers, and school nurses are the highest paid in the United States.
“Nurses, school nurses, and other healthcare professionals earned a median hourly wage of $60,500, while private sector healthcare professionals made $52,800,” according to the study.
“In 2017, the highest-paid private sector employees were teachers, nurses and school teachers, and healthcare professionals, nurses or social workers earned $63,900, while teachers, teachers and other non-primary care workers earned a combined median of $52.800.”
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