As the largest health
care occupation, registered nurses hold about 2.6 million jobs in the
United States. About 8 percent of jobs were in offices of physicians, 5
percent in home healthcare services, 5 percent in nursing care
facilities, and 3 percent in employment services. The remainder worked
mostly in government agencies, social assistance agencies, and
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.