Registered nurses (RNs) are those who take primary responsibility for patient care. Their role is multi-faceted, including assessing and implementing nursing care plans, providing advice and emotional support to the patient and their families and taking a proactive role in providing health-related education. There is a healthy demand for RNs in hospitals, home healthcare services, nursing care facilities and in physician’s offices. In fact, the growth projection from 2016 to 2026 is 15%.
This infographic provides information on the top 5 industries that provide employment opportunity to registered nurses, and average hourly and annual wages in these sectors.
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