Registered nurses are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Registered nurses was $67,878 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Registered nurses by wage are Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Mining machine operators.
Registered nurses are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, and 37 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Registered nurses are Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY, Brazoria County (North)Pearland City PUMA, TX, and Rochester City PUMA, MN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Registered nurses are Brazoria County (North)Pearland City PUMA, TX, Carr 2 (Sur) PUMA, PR, and Rochester City PUMA, MN.