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Earnings
Median annual earnings of registered nurses are about $62,450 in the United States. The middle 50 percent earned between $51,640 and $76,570. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,410, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $92,240. Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of registered nurses are:
 
Employment services $68,160
General medical and surgical hospitals 63,880
Offices of physicians 59,210
Home health care services 58,740
Nursing care facilities 57,060

Many employers offer flexible work schedules, child care, educational benefits, and bonuses.

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 


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