Nursing is a career that requires hard work, a big heart, and a good deal of education and training.  So, it's no surprise that most nursing jobs come with a decent salary. In fact, any publication's list of the top reasons to become a nurse will include salary and/or flexible scheduling towards the top. However, high paychecks can often come ...

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Nurses saw higher pay increases than other hospital employees, with the exception of hospital executives, according to a new report from Hay Group.

Compared with the average 2.6% increase for all employees, nurses at independent hospitals saw 2.5% increase in base salaries and total cash in 2014, compared to 1.8% salary increases and 2% total cash increases in 2013, according ...

Nursing is one of the strongest sectors in healthcare sector for hiring, which has helped buoy overall employment nationwide. The healthcare industry’s unemployment rate is 3.9%, half the national average. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that registered nurses account for nearly three million of the new jobs in the growing healthcare field, and licensed vocational nurses account ...

California has long been a sort of Holy Grail to travel nursing. The state offers endless jobs and the highest pay rate. Jobs are also available there and, an extra perk in these cold months, is the California climate.

But licensure in California can be a hassle. Earlier in 2014, thousands were waiting for California clear a registration backlog created ...

When looking for a nursing job, there are many ways to locate a great position. But to find a great job that also pays really well can be a challenge. Hospitals and medical practices all around the country are looking for registered nurses, but not all of them pay above average wages. Yet as the economy continues to improve, many ...

Contrary to reports over the last decade, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now predicting a nursing surplus by 2025.

Assuming nurses continue to train at current levels, HRSA expects new full-time equivalents to grow by 33% nationally by 2025 while the nationwide demand is expected to grow by just 21%.

New delivery care models will likely ...

There is good news in the nursing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that nursing employment will grow by 26% over the next seven years. Contributing to this positive growth are people living longer, the demand on skilled nurses due to changes in the medical industry, and many advances in medical technology.

For both recent nursing school graduates and ...

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