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 $65,754 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Registered nurses by wage are Boilermakers, Social & community service managers, and Mining machine operators.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Registered nurses are Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, Wright County PUMA, MN, and Dane County (West) PUMA, WI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Registered nurses are Wright County PUMA, MN, Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY, and Roselle Park Borough PUMA, NJ.