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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Registered nurses and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Registered nurses, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Registered nurses, by average wage, is Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers. Registered nurses are paid most in Fresno City (Southeast) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Brazoria County (North)--Pearland City PUMA, TX.


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Demographic information on Registered nurses in the US. The average age of male Registered nurses in the workforce is 42.2 and of female Registered nurses is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Registered nurses is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Registered nurses from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Registered nurses is Health but a relatively high number of Registered nurses hold a major in Communication Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Registered nurses from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Registered nurses need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness, Reading Comprehension, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Registered nurses need more than the average amount of Science, Management of Material Resources, and Social Perceptiveness.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Registered nurses from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Registered nurses are expected to see a growth of 16% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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