The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 03/25/2015 reports Registered Nurses is the largest occupation with an above-average wage ($69,790 as of May 2014, the latest available data). Note: this is overall, not just in #Healthcare).
- Based on number of jobs: California, Florida, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, New Jersey, Michigan, Georgia, Massachusetts
- Based on salary: California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Alaska, Delaware, Oregon, Nevada, Maryland, Connecticut
For Travelers, Fastaff Travel Nursing identifies its highest demand states for Nurses The 5 States Most in Need of Nurses. Their Top 5:
- Based on number of jobs: California, Florida, New York, Ohio, North Carolina
WalletHub ranks Washington state #1 for RNs based on opportunity, competition and work environment 2015′s Best & Worst States for Nurses. Their Top 10:
- Washington, Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, Wyoming, Alaska, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Oklahoma